Elizabeth A. Jones, MBA, CA

Elizabeth A. Jones, MBA, CA

President, National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc.

Elizabeth A. Jones President of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., is a highly respected community leader and public servant, possessing forty-five years of combined executive, nonprofit, and leadership experience. The principal owner and CEO of Brown Jones & Dansby Inc., a full-service accounting firm in Beachwood, Ohio. Before transitioning to the private sector, Elizabeth enjoyed over 20 years of executive leadership as Public Healthcare Administrator for The MetroHealth System, a nationally ranked nonprofit public health care system in Cleveland, Ohio. She served as the first Black and female administrator during her tenure.   

Elizabeth is an advocate for the underserved and disenfranchised populations, as evidenced thru her work with nonprofits and community settlement houses supporting education, daycare, seniors; women in transition; and voting rights. In addition, Elizabeth traveled to the Slovakia Republic and surrounding areas providing training to Community Health and Social Service professionals as a member of the American International Health Association (AIHA) Delegation. Finally, she has written several American Public Health Association journal publications.  

Elizabeth serves on the Community Advisory board of Case Western Reserve University Cancer Center, Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition, and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law – R.E.A.S.O.N Project to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion for low-income and BIPOC students at higher education institutions in the Great Lakes region.  

Elizabeth holds a Master of Business Administration degree, Bachelor of Administration degree, and an Accounting Certification. She is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Elizabeth resides in Macedonia, Ohio, and enjoys travel, reading, gardening, and time with family.  

Elizabeth Jones's motto is -- Life. "It's not about waiting for the storm to pass…  It's about learning to dance in the rain."

All Sessions by Elizabeth A. Jones, MBA, CA

Friday June 17, 2022
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Women of Influence: Challenges in Leadership from African American Women’s Perspective

Regency 3

Overview: “One of the greatest challenges of leadership is shouldering the responsibility it confers. Part of that responsibility is the responsibility to deal with those aspects of yourself that can keep you from being an effective leader." However, one must not only focus on within because there are aspects throughout society that can also impact leaders. During this workshop, influential African American women will discuss the issues around the new laws surrounding voter suppression, reproductive health, abortion, and gender equality that have all challenged female leaders today.