The Little Bit Foundation recently announced that it has named Miranda Walker Jones as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Earlier this year, Co-founder and CEO Rosemary Hanley announced her plans for retirement by the end of 2021. A native of East St. Louis, Walker Jones spent 16 years with Better Family Life (BFL), where she served as Chief Operations Officer and Vice President of Youth, Family and Clinical Services. While with BFL, she developed and led community programs that serve approx. 8,000 students, directed 140+ team members and successfully raised $27 million in resources for the organization. Most recently, Walker Jones served as District Director for Missouri’s First Congressional District. She began her career in public and community relations for the St. Louis Rams. Additionally, Walker Jones has been a director on the Board of Education for the award-winning Jennings School District since 2004, currently serving as President, and is a former councilwoman for the city of Jennings.
Congratulations and best wishes to Ms. Walker Jones, and to Ms. Hanley, under whose 20-year leadership more than 40,000 students have been touched by The Little Bit Foundation.
The full annoucement may be found here.