Mr. Gregory Jones

Gregory (Greg) Jones, a Chicago native and Navy veteran, is the managing director of diversity & inclusion for United. He is charged with driving diversity & inclusion throughout the global airline and it’s more than 84,000 employees.

Prior to joining United, he was the director of diversity & inclusion and corporate staffing for Northwestern Mutual. He developed the approach and strategy to drive diversity in both the home office and the field. Before joining Northwestern Mutual, he was the head of diversity & inclusion for UBS Wealth Management.

Greg has an extensive background with senior management hiring and retention at Bank of America. In addition, as a consultant with Egon Zehnder, an executive search firm headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, Greg spent his time recruiting and assessing senior talent at various firms that ranged from high tech to manufacturing. He is also an electrical engineer.

Greg attended Tuskegee and Stanford Universities where he received his undergraduate and graduate degrees, respectively. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Directors for the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.