Colbie Jones serves as director of Keep Arkansas Beautiful and is an experienced marketing executive, leader and horticulturist. As director, she is charged with administering the Keep America Beautiful system in Arkansas by managing community networking activities and representing the state in national programs. Jones also communicates the mission of Keep Arkansas Beautiful through publicity, promotion, advertising, education and public appearances.
Jones began her career at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and, shortly after, worked as a reporter for the Sentinel-Record in Hot Springs, Ark. She then served as a media specialist and efficiency officer with the Arkansas Minority Health Commission, working closely with the Chief Transformation Officer to provide reports on efforts to make the agency more efficient.
Jones joined Arkansas-based marketing firm MHP/Team SI in 2018 and worked her way up to the role of senior account executive. During her tenure at the agency, she worked closely with nonprofit organizations, identifying and fostering relationships to increase reach and maximize resources. During her time at MHP/Team SI, Jones secured nearly 20 marketing and communications awards for her work for agency clients.
Jones is a member of the Arkansas Environmental Education Association and serves as a board member of the Arkansas Urban Forestry Council. She resides in Stuttgart.