Sonja Jones is an experienced financial resource who works with individuals and organizations to realize their goals.
Sonja believes that servant leadership is the foundation for an effective business. Her ventures include Bell Investments (2009-2015), a Memphis-based real estate company providing temporary and permanent housing in the Frayser area to nonprofit clients and Music Is...Piano Academy (2006-2014), a piano studio that developed hundreds of beginner musicians in the greater Memphis area.
Sonja has worked in education for 17 years, teaching elementary music for 12 years and joining the founding Vision Preparatory Charter School leadership team in 2014 as Director of Finance and Operations. Under Sonja's leadership, Vision Prep consistently earns high marks on the Shelby County Schools operations and finance scorecards. She was also featured in Ops 360’s Stronger Operations Spotlight in 2017.
Sonja is currently pursuing her Quickbooks Pro Advisor certification and participating in the University of Tennessee's Certified County Finance Officer certification program.
Sonja holds a Bachelor's degree in Music Education and a Master's degree in Instructional Design and Technology from The University of Memphis.
Sonja is happily married to Marreco Jones and mother of five sons, Macarius, Ladarius, Yero-El, Jireh, and Tyler.