Ryne Jones, MPA

Community Development Research Manager

Ryne Jones is a native of the farming community of McGee’s Crossroads, NC, but decided to make Raleigh his home after attending NC State University.  He graduated magna cum laude with degrees in biological sciences and French language and literature, teacher education.  Ryne then taught all levels of French at Millbrook High School for six years, where he also advised student government and French Honors Society.  He remains as the head coach for the men’s and women’s Varsity Swim & Dive team.  He received his Masters in Public Administration at NC State in May 2020 and works in research management so that he can continue to impact community issues through policy and strategy.  In his free time, Ryne enjoys traveling and checking out the new restaurants the Triangle has to offer.   

Ryne is the Community Development Research Manager at Carolina Creative Works and provides research, data collection & analysis, report writing and drafting, and other support to a variety of projects. He specializes in community and economic development issues, analysis models, and nonprofit and organizational management.

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