The Rotary Club of Jamestown welcomed Denise Jones, the executive director of The Resource Center, to membership during its meeting on Dec. 21, 2015.
Denise began working at The Resource Center in 1990 as an internal auditor. In 2002, she was named its Chief Financial Officer and in 2008 was named its Associate Executive Director. She has been directly involved in the growth of The Resource Center from an operating budget of $17 million to more than $100 million today, along with the expansive development of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. A Jamestown native, Denise is an alumna of Jamestown High School and Jamestown Community College. She went on to earn a bachelor's degree in accounting from SUNY Binghamton and a master's degree in Strategic Leadership from Roberts Wesleyan College. 
She has long been involved in the community as a board member for the Girl Scouts of America and the treasurer and a board member at the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. A member of Bemus Point United Methodist Church, Denise lives in Jamestown with her husband, Steve, and their children Christopher and Dana.
Pictured above are, from left, Rotarian and Rotary Club of Jamestown past president Diana Meckley and Denise Jones. Meckley sponsored Jones's membership.
Welcome, Denise!