Sandra Jones

Sandra Jones

Owner at All Things Illini, inc.

Location
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Area
Industry
Retail

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Sandra Jones's Overview

Current
Past
  • Community member at Investigational Review Board UIUC
  • Board Treasurer at Champaign Public Library
  • Board Chair at Urban League of Champaign County
Education
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

Sandra Jones' Summary

Retired as a hospital executive. Started a company creating branded items for the Greek market. Operate All Things Illini. The company creates orange and blue upscale merchandise and sells select UI branded items. It works with alumni owned businesses to create specialty items for this company and then link in order to broaden the network among UI alumni and the entire Illini Nation. A portion of profits are given to UI Scholarships, a priority of the University.

Specialties

product development, marketing, strategy

Sandra Jones' Experience

May 2013Present (1 year 5 months)

Owner

All Things Illini

May 2011Present (3 years 5 months) Champaign, Illinois

New company providing upscale and unique merchandise for the University of Illinois family. Some items are branded. Some are a more subtle orange and blue for those times when restraint is a plus. Some items are created by students and alumni of the University making this truly a family enterprise across the Illini Nation.

Community Member Medical Investigational Review Board

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Educational Institution; 10,001+ employees; Higher Education industry

July 2008Present (6 years 3 months) Urbana, Illinois

Provides review for all University research that involves human subjects and is related to health, medicine and human movement.

Community member

Investigational Review Board UIUC

20072010 (3 years)

Board Treasurer

Champaign Public Library

Government Agency; 201-500 employees; Government Administration industry

19952010 (15 years)

Board Chair

Urban League of Champaign County

20062009 (3 years)

Vice President Business and Strategic Services

Provena Covenant Medical Center

Nonprofit; 10,001+ employees; Hospital & Health Care industry

19852003 (18 years) Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Area

At various times, managed all areas of the hospital except finance and human resources. Created PRO Ambulance, built physician office buildings, including acting as Owner's Representative for Christie on Windsor building; recruited physicians, managed clinical areas and all operating departments. Engaged in strategic planning and held and conducted board retreats for hospital boards, mental health boards and national auxiliary organizations.

Educational Institution; 10,001+ employees; Higher Education industry

19851987 (2 years)

Sandra Jones' Honors and Awards

  • Athena Award

    Champaign County Chamber of Commerce
    • February 2014

    National award given locally to those who have demonstrated a commitment to the local community through volunteerism, a commitment to the advancement of women through mentoring and have excelled in a professional career over time.

Sandra Jones' Organizations

  • Austin's Place

    volunteer driver
    • November 2012 to February 2013

    shelter for homeless women that operates in winter only

Sandra Jones' Skills & Expertise

  1. Marketing
  2. Leadership
  3. Strategic Planning
  4. Entrepreneurship
  5. Marketing Strategy
  6. Public Speaking
  7. Product Development
  8. Non-profits
  9. Public Relations
  10. New Business Development
  11. Business Planning
  12. Retail
  13. Hospitals
  14. Community Outreach
  15. Healthcare
  16. Nonprofits
  17. Management
  18. Strategy
  19. Fundraising
  20. Leadership Development
  21. Human Resources
  22. Training
  23. Team Building
  24. Recruiting
  25. Event Planning
  26. Program Management
  27. Coaching
  28. Organizational Development
  29. Customer Service
  30. Time Management
  31. Teaching
  32. Program Development
  33. Research
  34. Grant Writing
  35. Higher Education
  36. Social Media
  37. Social Media Marketing
  38. Social Networking
  39. Advertising
  40. Editing
  41. Event Management
  42. Project Management
  43. Microsoft Office
  44. Start-ups
  45. Staff Development
  46. Volunteer Management
  47. Data Analysis
  48. Marketing Communications
  49. PowerPoint
  50. Budgets

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Sandra Jones' Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

MBA, Business

19851987

Murray State University

Teaching Certificate Grades 7-12, English/Language Arts Teacher Education

19751975

Murray State University

Master of Science (MS), Marketing and Advertising

19731974

Southern Methodist University

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Marketing/Journalism/English

19711972

University of Evansville

Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

19681971

Activities and Societies: Chi Omega

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