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Eric Jones

Deputy Chief of Staff
Eric Jones

Eric Jones works with the agency’s leadership to develop strategic plans, budgets and priorities across all SBA program offices, including lending, innovation, entrepreneurial development, government contracting, and disaster assistance.

He has held executive positions with 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros. and Disney, where he focused on strategy, business development and new technologies. Jones started his career in investment banking at Morgan Stanley. His passion for product, brand and technology has led to personal investments in many early stage companies, highlighted by Dollar Shave Club, fitmob (acquired by ClassPass) and Bonobos. He is also the inventor of Rust-O-Less. He was a Larry Wolfen Entrepreneurial Spirit Award recipient while earning his MBA at UCLA Anderson. Jones graduated cum laude with his bachelor’s degree in economics from Cornell University.