Greg Jones, MPM, MBA

Vice President, Community Health & Engagement


Greg Jones

Gregory M. Jones serves as the Vice President of Community Health and Engagement at Hartford Healthcare.

He is a finance and corporate strategy executive, bringing over 30 years of experience with public and privately held companies. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated expertise in investment banking and corporate finance, having completed financing in excess of $2 billion.

Within Hartford Healthcare, Gregory has played a pivotal role in launching initiatives such as Hartford Healthcare’s food produce prescription plan and the successful Food4Health Center. As the executive lead for Hartford Region’s DEI Council, he drives efforts to foster diversity and inclusion within the organization. Additionally, he co-chairs the supplier diversity council in the system, emphasizing the importance of diverse supplier partnerships.

Gregory’s commitment to health and engagement extends beyond his role at Hartford Healthcare. He served on Hartford Hospital’s Board of Directors from 2012-2017 and was the chairman of the quality and credentials committee. He initiated the Black Men’s Health Project, an outreach program where doctors and clinicians engage with and help improve the health of black men by hosting health visits in barber shops, churches, and community centers. He co-chairs Hartford Mayor-Elect Arulampalam’s transition committee on Public Health. Furthermore, he actively contributes to the Advisory Committee for UConn School of Nursing.

He is the founder of the Legacy Foundation of Hartford, a philanthropic organization focused on education excellence for youth.  The Legacy Foundation executes its mission and theme of Talent is Universal, Opportunities are Not by providing an academic enrichment program, experiential learning opportunities, and inspiring events.

Additionally, Gregory serves as the chairman and executive director of the Black Economic Forum, an annual collaboration on Martha’s Vineyard with McKinsey and Company and Hartford Healthcare’s Executive Leadership Council focused on addressing the racial wealth gap. He was a founder of the Employee Resource Group Initiatives at United Technologies Corporation in 2002, one of the first in the country, and continues to speak and advise on topics of equity and inclusion to affinity groups.

He holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, an MPM from Carnegie Mellon University, and a BS from Morgan State University.

Center for Research on Racial Trauma and Community Healing