As Lane Powell’s Director of Professional Development and Diversity, Kelly Jones provides leadership and strategic direction for the firm’s professional development and diversity programs. READ MORE
Kelly oversees the design, implementation, and monitoring of a wide variety of programs related to the professional development of Lane Powell’s attorneys, increasing the firm’s diversity, and fostering an inclusive work environment.
Kelly has an extensive background in high-level corporate and educational leadership. She utilizes her expertise in talent development and knowledge management to help attorneys from all backgrounds thrive in a setting that is welcoming and inclusive of everyone.
EquipmentShare, Director of Learning & Development (2021-2023)
National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED), Director of Learning & Program Content (2019-2021)
Federal Reserve Bank, Senior Learning Technology Designer (2017-2019)
Nestlé Purina North America, Marketing Training Manager (2014-2017)
Mercer University, College of Professional Advancement, Instructor & Program Coordinator for the Office of Online Learning (2010-2013)
Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer (2023)
Rotary Club Community Service – Columbia, MO, Volunteer (2022)
St. Louis, MO Food Bank, Volunteer (2021)
Association Education Alliance, Executive Representative (2019 – 2021)
Association for Talent Development St. Louis Chapter, Board of Directors, Vice President of Communications (2015 – 2017)
Scenic Regional Library – Union, MO, Friends of the Library Governing & Planning Committee (2015 – 2017)
DECA Student Career Development Conference Competition -- District 6, St. Louis, MO, Volunteer Judge (2016 – 2017)
Starkloff Disability Institute, ADA 25th Anniversary Celebration – St. Louis, MO, Volunteer (2015)
Women in Business Network – St. Louis, MO, Volunteer (2015)
Association for Talent Development, Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD)
Wiley, Everything DiSC Workplace Certified Facilitator
Personality Insights, Certified DISC Analyst
IBM, Design Thinking Practitioner Certification
Governors Teaching Fellow, University of Georgia, Institute of Higher Education
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