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Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones

Chief Operating Officer

Matthew Jones is the chief operating officer at Leading Authorities Inc., one of the nation’s most prominent event design and lecture agencies, with unique capabilities in lecture representation, media and event production, and entertainment.

Prior to joining the company, he worked on political campaigns in the advertising, media buying, and fundraising capacities.

An eighteen-year veteran of Leading Authorities, Jones heads the company’s effort to recruit and manage new talent and manages the company’s day-to-day operations including sales, marketing, customer relations, and new business ventures. He has been cited as an expert on the lecture circuit and the events industry in the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, the New Yorker, and Time magazine. Jones is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia.