Jones to receive ABI’s annual Leadership for Iowa Award

Dr. Joseph Jones

The Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) Foundation has named Dr. Joseph Jones as this year’s recipient of the Leadership for Iowa Award.

Dr. Jones is chief of staff to the president at Des Moines University, a medicine and health sciences university in Iowa’s capital city. Most recently, he served as executive director for The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement.

Dr. Jones is a graduate of ABI’s Leadership Iowa 2006-2007 class and will be formally recognized with the award Thursday, June 6, at ABI’s Taking Care of Business Conference at the RiverCenter in downtown Davenport.

The award is presented annually to a distinguished alumnus of the Leadership Iowa program who exemplifies outstanding leadership on both a community and statewide level. To read a list of past recipients of the Leadership for Iowa Award and for more information visit at

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