Gregory Jones | President
Gregory Jones is President and CEO of The Jones Group, one of the southeast’s premier strategic consulting, lobbying, and public affairs firms. With over 20 years of leadership experience in government affairs, business development, and political advocacy, Gregory and The Jones Group have served top business and political professionals nationally and internationally. Mr. Jones had previously served as Director of Governmental Affairs for the Alabama State Employees Association, a member-driven organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the needs and concerns of Alabama’s state employees.
A native or Meridian, Mississippi, Mr. Jones is a graduate of Arkansas State University, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business and was a starting member of the football team. Mr. Jones is a member of the Board of Governors at The City Club of Birmingham, The American League of Lobbyists, Corporate Roundtable of The National Black Caucus of State Legislators, Montgomery County Industrial Development Board, Montgomery Chamber of Commerce Chairman’s Circle Club, and the American Council of Association Executives. Mr. Jones is also a graduate of The Leadership Montgomery Class XXVII.
Gregory and his wife, Iyishia, enjoy traveling and spending time with their family.
Brandon Colvin | Strategic Communications Director
Brandon Colvin is a multidisciplinary consulting professional who brings over a decade of experience across the government affairs, education, communications, and small business sectors. Brandon specializes in message development, visual and print media, and external engagement.
Mr. Colvin is a former Government Affairs Manager and lobbyist for the Business Council of Alabama where he served as Small Business Committee Liaison, representing the legislative and political interests of Alabama’s small businesses. Brandon has also provided political consulting services for cities and municipalities across Alabama. Additionally, Brandon’s professional experience as a secondary, collegiate, and adult education instructor adds invaluable communications expertise to our team.
Brandon is a member of the News Leadership Council, the Trust Project, and a 2018 graduate of the American Express Leadership Academy. He also is a 2018 Campaign for Black Male Achievement Fellow, Andrew Carnegie Mellon Fellow, Ronald E. McNair Scholar, and recipient of a national Knight Arts Challenge Grant for his community arts engagement work.
Dalton Dismukes | Government Affairs Associate
Dalton Dismukes is seasoned government affairs professional specializing in political campaign development and data analysis. Since 2010, Dalton has developed and managed over 60 successful political campaigns at the local, state, and federal levels. During the 2018 election cycle, Mr. Dismukes served with distinction as political director for the Alabama House Republicans Caucus.
Dalton is a graduate of the University of Alabama where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, specializing in international studies and minoring in communications.
A native of Smiths Station, Alabama, Mr. Dismukes is proud to serve his home state as a government affairs professional. Dalton is married to his high school sweetheart, Katy. He is an avid sports fan and supporter of University of Alabama athletics and the Boston Celtics.