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Jill Jones, Ph.D.

Jill Jones

Managing Director, Research

As managing director of research for the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), Jill Jones’ responsibilities include research and evaluation efforts through overseeing the grants cycle, directed research, scholarly engagement and the Evaluation ToolKit. She strives to bridge the connection between research and practice and supports best practices in research and evaluation.

Prior to joining NEFE, Jones was a senior research consultant at Hanover Research. She worked with over 250 higher education institutions, K-12 school districts, state agencies and non-profits during her tenure at Hanover. Through her work she helped manage and produce the creation of actionable and high-quality empirical research and evaluation for clients. Previously, she also served as a board member for the Association for the Study of Higher Education.

Jones earned a doctorate in education with an emphasis on research methods at the University of Virginia. She has a master’s degree in education from the University of Maryland, and a bachelor’s degree in management and organizational behavior from Case Western Reserve University.

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, playing soccer, hiking, skiing and practicing yoga.

Corporate Contact Info

National Endowment for Financial Education
1331 17th Street, Suite 1200
Denver, CO 80202

Telephone:  303-741-6333

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