Former Memphis City Schools Board President
Martavius D. Jones, a product of the Memphis City Schools, graduated from Central High School in 1986. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from Howard University in Washington, D.C., in 1990.Jones is President and Financial Advisor of Jones Wealth Management Group, a financial services firm that helps individuals, families, and small business owners achieve financial independence through retirement, investment, and financial planning. Additionally, he is a Registered Player Financial Advisor with the NFL Players Association.
Prior to establishing his own business in 2001, Jones was an Investment Services Representative for AmSouth Investment Services in Memphis and Nashville. He has also served as an Investment Broker for A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc in Nashville. He started his career in financial services with Aetna Life & Casualty in Hartford, Connecticut. Since 2003, Jones has served as a Commissioner for the Memphis Alcohol Commission. He is a guest contributor to Fox 13-WHBQ’s Money Matters segment of "Good Morning Memphis" and has gained valuable experience through past affiliations with H & R Block and Arthur Andersen & Company.Jones is a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
In January 2006, Jones was sworn in as the interim District 4 Commissioner of the Memphis City Schools Board of Commissioners and elected to a full four-year term in November 2006. On July 1, 2009, Commissioner Jones began his term as the newly elected President of the Memphis City Schools Board of Commissioners.