Marsha Jones

Marsha Jones
Marsha Jones
Executive Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc

Marsha Ellis Jones is the executive vice president and chief diversity officer for The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. In this role, Jones leads the development and implementation of strategies and programs that help further build and sustain a talented, diverse workforce and a culture of inclusion. Jones is a frequent national guest speaker, panelist and lecturer on the business case for diversity and the impact that inclusive cultures have on corporate innovation. Her accomplishments in the field of diversity were a feature story in Diversity Executivemagazine.

Jones joined PNC after a distinguished career at Merrill Lynch. Over the course of her tenure, each of the sales management executive positions she held marked a milestone for African American women in the financial services industry.

Jones is the recipient of numerous awards and citations for her professional achievement. Most notably among these is the Harlem YMCA Black Achievers in Industry Award, the Trailblazer for Women Award from the Dress for Success Foundation, the Women of Humility Award from Point Park University in Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania’s Leadership Excellence Award. Jones has been recognized by the New Pittsburgh Courier as one of 50 Women of Excellence and named one of the 25 Influential Women in Business by the Network Journal.

Jones is the current President of the Advisory Board of the Greater Pittsburgh YWCA and co-chair of the Corporate Equity and Inclusion Roundtable of the Allegheny Conference. She is a current member of the Advisory Board of the Great River Affiliate of the American Heart Association, a member of the National Board of the American Heart Association and chair of its Audit Committee. Marsha also currently serves as a member of the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board and the Imani Christian Academy.

Jones holds a bachelor of arts from Lehman College, a master of arts from Columbia University and is a graduate of The Executive Leadership Development Program of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.