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Military officer , finance educator

Thomas Owen Jones,, American finance educator, military officer. License commercial pilot, building contractor, North Carolina; certified flight instructor. Recipient Gold medal Pan American Games, Mexico City, 1955, Gold medal American Canoeing Association, 1957, Silver medal Olympic Games, Melbourne, Australia, 1956; 12 rowing championships American Rowing Association, 1952-1961.


Jones,, Thomas Owen was born on June 24, 1935 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Thomas Owen Jones and Annie May Bell.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Pennsylvania, 1957. Bachelor of Business Administration, University Southwestern Louisiana, 1966. Master of Business Administration, George Washington University, 1968.

Doctor of Business Administration, George Washington University, 1972.


Officer (retired), naval aviator United States Navy, 1958-2000. Assistant and acting dean College Business Loyola University, New Orleans, 1971-1974. Dean School Business, Eastern Illinois University, 1974-1978.

President, Chief Executive Officer, Galleries One, New York City, 1978-1985. Founder, chairman TJA Consulting, Washington, 1976-1985. Founder, Chief Executive Officer, chairman BillPayers, Inc., Greensboro, North Carolina, 1985-1999.

Chairman division business Greensboro College, 1986—2005, Fred L. Proctor Senior professor business, emeritus, 2005. Visiting professor business Meredith College, 2005—2007. Professor, chairman mgmt & marketing, business Winston Salem State University, since 2007.

Founding partner Boston Consulting Group, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1966.


  • License commercial pilot, building contractor, North Carolina. Certified flight instructor.


Board directors Prison Ministry of North Carolina, 1998-2000. Rear admiral United States Naval Reserve, 1958-2000, retired. Fellow Academy Management.

Member Association Experimental Test Pilots, Piedmont Club (Winston Salem), Kiwanis, Beta Gamma Sigma.


  • Other Interests

    Home building, teaching sunday school, demonstration piloting, coaching rowing.


Married Jasie Barringer, November, 1982 (divorced November 1989). Married Phyllis Stepp Cage, October 10, 1990. Stepchildren: Rebecca Lynn, Julie Gayle Tringali.

Thomas Owen Jones

Annie May Bell

Jasie Barringer

Phyllis Stepp Cage

Rebecca Lynn Jones,

Julie Gayle Tringali Jones,