Roberts Jones
Founder and President


  • Workforce development

Bob Jones is the president of Education & Workforce Policy, a policy advisory firm whose singular focus is the advancement of education, training, and workforce policy. He also serves as the resident of the MTC Institute, the policy and research arm of the Management and Training Corporation. Jones previously was president and CEO of the National Alliance of Business; assistant secretary of labor under presidents Reagan and Bush; senior staff member in two major U.S. corporations; and chief of staff to two U.S. Congressman. He has been personally engaged in every major piece of education and workforce legislation for the past 40 years. He is the co-author of the book, “The Jobs Revolution: Changing How America Works.” He led the landmark research project, Workforce 2000: Work and Workers for the 21st Century, and was responsible for the U.S. Department of Labor’s SCANS Commission, which spelled out the skills necessary for success in the workplace. President Reagan awarded Jones the Presidential Distinguished Executive Award, the highest honor in federal government. Jones is a graduate of the University of Redlands and served four years as an officer in the United States Air Force.