Mark R. Jones (Chair)

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Mark R. Jones is founding partner of The Sunyata Group, serving concurrently as the Chairman and CEO of the Sunyata for-profit and non-profit entities. He is a senior executive with more than 35 years of entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial leadership experience. He has more than 28 years of full-time professional experience, including 5 years fulltime experience serving at a senior executive level in organizations with annual budgets of $100M or greater, as well as in nonprofit, elected, or appointed positions. Jones has provided leadership and technical support to the defense, aerospace, manufacturing, information technology, healthcare, environmental sustainability, education, community, retail, and entertainment sectors. Jones is the director of the Leadership & Organization Development Program at Saybrook University.


PhD (Candidate), Organizational Systems, Saybrook University
MS, Management, Antioch University (Seattle)
BA, Systems Analysis, Western Washington University

Affiliation Trustee