Columbia, SC – Colliers International | South Carolina is pleased to announce the promotion of Neil Jones to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Previously the Chief Accounting Officer, Jones succeeds Bob Link, CPA, who served as Colliers’ CFO for over 23 years.
Jones joined Colliers in November of 2013 after a career in public accounting with the firm of Bauknight Pietras and Stormer in Columbia. Over his thirteen-year career at the accounting firm, he rose to the position of Audit Senior Manager. Jones is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and also holds the CISA and CITP designations. He is a graduate of Clemson University and did additional post-graduate work at the University of South Carolina.
John W. Folsom, President and CEO of Colliers International | South Carolina, stated, “We are so fortunate to have a professional of Neil’s caliber and experience to fill the role of Chief Financial Officer of our firm. Neil’s proven accounting and financial skills, along with his strong commitment to the communities we serve, position him to assist with the company’s continued growth across our platform.”
Jones is actively engaged in the community on local and statewide levels. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of South Carolina Independent Colleges and Univeristies. He is a graduate of Leadership South Carolina and Leadership Columbia, where he served on the Executive Committee and is the former Chairperson. Jones is also the former Treasurer and Executive Committee member of Columbia Opportunity Resource.