2012-2013 DG Chris Jones
Rotary Theme: Peace Through Service
Chris Jones has been an active Rotarian since 2001. He joined Rotary as a charter member of the Catonsville-Sunrise, Maryland Rotary Club.
In 2006 Chris & family relocated to the Lake Norman area where he joined the Lake Norman-Huntersville Club. He served as the club's President in 2008-09. During the 2009-2010 Rotary year he served as an Assistant Governor for Governor Karen Shore. In December 2009 Chris was nominated to serve as Governor of 7680 in 2012-13. He was also asked by Governor Allen Langley to serve as District Membership Chair for 2011-12.
He has perfect attendance since joining Rotary, has earned multiple club awards, is a graduate of Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI), is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow, a Foundation Benefactor & Bequest Society Member, and Paul Harris Society Member. Chris and his family hosted a Rotary exchange student from Poland during the 2007-2008. He has also been involved in the formation of the Davidson and Afton Village Sunset Rotary Clubs.
As one of Chris' hobbies is motorcycling, he joined and is an active member in the International Fellowship of Motorcycling Rotarians (IFMR-NA.org). Another hobby of Chris and Colleen's is travel, so they are members of Rotary's International Hosting and Travel Fellowship (www.ithf.org).
Vocationally Chris is a Professional Network Marketer representing ACN as an Independent Business Owner (http://www.aye.acndirect.com). Additionally Chris is President & CEO of two companies, Willow Root Properties, LLC, a Real Estate Investment firm and also The Bordley Group, LLC, a management consulting and web marketing firm. Chris attended Towson State University studying business and accounting.
In addition to Rotary, Chris serves as a PARC Commissioner for the Town of Cornelius, and has served as a member of the Vestry for his Church, St Alban's Episcopal in Davidson.
Chris, his wife Colleen and his youngest son Tyler live in Cornelius. Colleen is the Global General Counsel and Executive Vice-President for ACN, Inc. with its global headquarters in Concord, NC. Chris' oldest son, Riggs, lives in Maryland, and has joined Chris as an Independent Business Owner with ACN, He also is pursuing a career in Law Enforcement. Chris' youngest son, Tyler, is attending UNCC studying Computer Science and works for JCMR, a computer systems support company. The family enjoys travel, boating, motorcycles, computers and electronics, and participating in Rotary sponsored events.