Boland T. Jones
Board Member; Founder, Former Chairman and Former Chief Executive Officer
In the mid 1980s, Boland Jones started his first company — American Network Exchange (AMNEX) — which provided the first alternatives to the AT&T® operator service. Mr. Jones foresaw a future in business communications applications and founded PGi (Premiere Global Services) in 1991.
Named Georgia’s #5 Top Performing CEO in 2008 by the Atlanta Business Journal and identified as Entrepreneur of the Year of the Southwest Region by Ernst & Young®, Mr. Jones previously served as a director and member of the nominating and governance committee of HSW International, Inc. until June 2010. Following PGi’s acquisition by Siris Capital Group in 2015, Mr. Jones left his position as CEO of PGi.
Mr. Jones received his BS from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He lives in Atlanta with his wife and three children and is an avid supporter of a variety of charitable efforts.