Courtney Jones currently serves as Vice President, Multicultural Growth and Strategy focused on growing Nielsen’s footprint as a leader in multicultural insights. Prior to her current role, Courtney was responsible for managing community outreach, events, and diversity efforts as a Vice President with Nielsen’s Public Affairs team. Courtney began her Nielsen career with the Client Learning Services division, assisting clients with maximizing their media ratings software solutions.
In addition to a successful professional career, Courtney currently serves on the Board of Advocates for Citizen Schools NY, an organization committed to improving success outcomes for middle school students by expanding the learning day. She has also enjoyed volunteering with numerous community-based organizations including New York Cares, the Boys and Girls Club, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Ronald McDonald House Charities, and the American Red Cross to name a few. Passionate about helping children to maximize their full potential, Courtney also spends time speaking to students about planning for the future.
Courtney spent much of her childhood in various cities, but considers herself a true southern belle from Atlanta, Georgia. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Florida A&M University where she obtained and undergraduate degree in Business Management and MBA in Marketing.