Title: Investment Company Executive
Company: Morgan Stanley
Location: New York, New York, United States
Alan Jones, Investment Company Executive at Morgan Stanley, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in business and finance.
An esteemed figure in the financial world, Mr. Jones has accrued more than 30 years of professional excellence in his areas of expertise. He has been with Morgan Stanley in various capacities since 1993, including as a coverage officer, head of European leveraged finance in the corporation’s London office, head of global leveraged finance, head of global finance sponsor group, head of corporate finance, and co-head of private equity. Since 2010, he has excelled in his role as the head of private equity. He commenced his career as a high yield banker with First Boston Corporation from 1987 to 1993.
To prepare for his career, Mr. Jones sought a formal education at the prestigious Harvard University, first earning a Bachelor of Arts in 1983 and a Master of Business Administration in 1987. Initially aspiring to be a biochemist, Mr. Jones intended to go to medical school but did not have the funds to do so. Subsequently, he took on a job in the financial industry when he was a sophomore in college, thus introducing him to the field of investment banking. Mr. Jones was drawn to the field immediately.
Alongside his professional endeavors, Mr. Jones has been serving as a member of the dean’s advisory board at Harvard Business School since 2017 and formerly spent seven years as president of the board of trustees of the Brearley School in New York City. In addition, he has also spent time as chair of the Harvard Business School Fund, vice chair of the Harvard College Fund Executive Committee, and board director for the International Biomedical Research Alliance. A patron of the arts, he has been a member of council on foreign relations and on the board of trustees for the American Repertory Theater and on the board of directors of Shakespeare’s Globe. He is also a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.
In recognition of his exceptional achievements in finance and business, Mr. Jones was selected for inclusion into several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who in Finance and Business. In 2017, he was presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Married to Ashley Anne Garrett, he is the proud father of two children and enjoys reading, listening to music, traveling, drinking wine, and playing sports in his spare time.
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