Steven Jones

Steven Jones ’87, Director of the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies and the College’s Dean for Professional Development, is among the 22 new members to join the Indiana Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

The Indiana Chamber Board is comprised of individuals from a diverse array of industries and regions of the state.

“Our board is integral to helping us shape public policy that promotes economic prosperity in Indiana,” Indiana Chamber President and CEO Kevin Brinegar said in a news release. “Members are able to apply their specific knowledge and talents to committees to further hone their impact. We look forward to Steven’s contributions.”

More than 150 individuals from member companies make up the Indiana Chamber Board. They are presidents, CEOs and high-level executives from organizations throughout the state.

Jones, and all new board members, will serve three-year terms through fall 2024.

He majored in economics with an area of concentration in African American Studies while an undergraduate at Wabash.

Jones returned to his alma mater in 2016 after a 23-year career with IU Health, where he was Vice President of the Adult Academic Health Center and led human resource functions for 6,500 team members. He previously served IU Health as Executive Director of Talent Management, Diversity, and HR Leader; Director of Recruitment, Staffing, and Diversity; and Director of Diversity and Inclusion.