ANGELA SMITH JONES JOINS THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(Indianapolis  October 1) – The International Center welcomes Angela Smith Jones, J.D. to its board of directors.  

Smith Jones recently took on a new professional role as Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion at Marion County Health and Hospital Corp. She previously served the City of Indianapolis as Deputy Mayor for Economic Development from 2016 to 2020. 

As deputy mayorSmith Jones directed business attraction, retention and expansionin addition to supporting job growth and development, specifically focusing on opportunities for talent with diverse backgrounds.  

Earlier in her career, Angela served as General Counsel and Director of Policy and Legislation with the Indy ChamberAs a lobbyist, she advocated for immigration and non-discriminatory policies and global business advancement.  

A native of Indiana, Smith Jones received her undergraduate degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and her J.D. degree from Depaul University of Law in ChicagoShe currently serves on several other boards in Indianapolis, supporting local business growth, education and employment 

Martin Baier, president and CEO, expressed The Center’s enthusiasm for Smith Jones’ appointment to the board. “Angela will be an outstanding addition to our board. The experience gained in her previous roles within our community is immensely synergistic with The International Center’s mission and vision. We have no doubt that she will help propel The Center forward in our efforts to create a more global Indiana while expanding our role in Indiana business.”