ANTHONY JONES is an artist, teacher, quilt maker, community builder, and social entrepreneur. He is currently CEO of Bright Community Trust, a nonprofit community development enterprise built around the Community Land Trust/Inclusionary Housing model. Formerly Director of Pinellas County Community Development and the Housing Finance Authority, he was responsible for of up to $40 Million dollars annually, partnering to produce over 10,000 units and $1.25 billion dollars of private investment. Anthony established the Pinellas Community Housing Trust Fund’s $19 million of local ad valorem dollars and Pinellas Land Assembly Fund’s $15 million of sales tax revenue. Anthony is a former vice-president of Florida Housing Coalition and Pinellas Homeless Coalition. He recently served on the Board of Florida Community Loan Fund. Anthony is a founding director of Tampa Bay Harvest and the HomeBuyers Club of Tampa Bay, and is a Board member of Leadership Tampa Bay. Anthony also serves on the faculty of the CRED certificate program at the USF’s John Daley Florida Institute of Government. Jones is passionate about his art, neighborhood revitalization, and community development policy.
Mr. Anthony Jones | CEO | Bright Community Trust
Clearwater, Florida | (727) 475-1366 | Anthony@BCTFL.org