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Meet Corey Jones – Latinos 40 Under 40 Class of 2018

Negocios Now is proud to present Latinos 40 Under 40’s Class of 2018. We’d like to showcase the 40 between now and March 7th, that’ll be the day of the event to celebrate and recognize these forty individuals, some of Chicago’s finest Latino professionals.

 

#18 – Corey Jones

Maximizing the in-person experience

Age: 28

Title: Sr. Manager of Experiences

Name of Organization: Forbes Councils

 

Corey is the Sr. Manager of Experiences at Forbes Councils, an invitation-only organization for successful executives and entrepreneurs. His role is to plan and execute curated experiences to maximize in-person connections amongst the community.

Corey grew up in New York and earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, at St. Francis College in Brooklyn.  He later went to earn his MBA at Monroe College’s King Graduate School. He also interned at Moncler, a luxury Italian apparel manufacturer and lifestyle brand, as a Wholesale and Event Production Intern, which sparked his interest in events. He has planned events held during conferences, retreats, as well as professional and community events.

He previously worked as an Event Sales Manager at, Loews and Hilton Hotels, where he oversaw and managed key corporate & pharmaceutical accounts.

Corey is committed to growing an engaged and supportive community of individuals where the goal is to solve problems and grow their businesses.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and trying new restaurants.

 

Words of Wisdom:

“Whether it’s in your personal or professional life, I truly believe that you should embody what it means to be apart of a community. There is always someone that can relate to your experiences and can offer a helping hand.”