Director of Public Affairs
Wes Jones is a Director of Public Affairs at Southwest Strategies and leads the firm’s transportation services department.
In Jones’ capacity as a Director of Public Affairs, he brings a wide variety of public outreach skills including collateral development, community meeting planning, strategic planning and is an expert in building community and business relationships. Jones plays an instrumental role in each of the SANDAG and Caltrans related projects for which Southwest Strategies has been hired, including managing the day to day activities for the $6.5 billion I-5 North Coast Corridor Project. Additionally, Jones provides assistance on the I-805 South Express Lanes Project, I-5/SR 56 Interchange Project and the I-5/SR 78 Interchange Project.
Jones began his career at Southwest Strategies as an intern before being hired as an Account Executive. Prior to Southwest Strategies, Jones worked in Washington D.C. with Koch Companies Public Sector. During that time Jones attended numerous congressional hearings and political rallies. While in D.C. he also completed Georgetown University’s rigorous Public Policy track, studying political systems and government affairs.
Jones holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Point Loma Nazarene University. He belongs to the Fund for American Studies Alumni Association and is a member of the Leadership Institute. For his work in the community, he is a member of the Red Shirt Committee for the San Diego Bowl Game Association and volunteers for SurfAid International for which he assists with local public outreach and strategic planning. Jones has had the opportunity to work on local campaigns gaining extensive knowledge of San Diego politics and current policy issues.
In his free time, Jones likes to surf, take his Mastiff to Dog Beach and spend time with his family and friends.Back To Our People