Eli Jones is Dean of the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. In addition to serving as dean, Jones is a Professor of Marketing and Lowry and Peggy Mays Eminent Scholar.
Jones was the recipient of the 2016 “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the American Marketing Association’s Selling and Sales Management Special Interest Group for his significant contributions to the field of sales through publications in top journals, excellence in teaching and fostering professional development.
Previously, Jones was at the University of Houston for 11 years and held the position of Associate Dean for Executive Education Programs.
Prior to that, Jones was the Founding Executive Director of the Sales Excellence Institute at the University of Houston.
Jones began his career in executive sales positions at a number of Fortune 500 companies including: Quaker Oats, Nabisco and Frito-Lay.
Jones holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, an MBA and a PhD in Marketing all from Texas A&M University.