Chris Jones is the Capacity Building Director of BLDG Memphis. Chris has been a Memphian for more than 20 years, and he brings a wealth of knowledge from advocating for positive change in neighborhoods. His experience includes being the head of the IOBY Memphis office, founding board member and governing board chairperson for Veritas College Preparatory Charter School, and board member for the UrbanArt Commission. Before working full-time with non-profit organizations, Chris practiced Business Litigation and Employment Law. Chris holds an undergraduate degree in Business from Talladega College and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Memphis. In his spare time, Chris enjoys listening to music and playing guitar.