Yelonda Jones is a native of Birmingham, Alabama where she graduated with honors from West End High School in 1991. She went on to graduate Cum Laude from Miles College in 1996 where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.

Yelonda has over 20 years of experience in leadership and management positions within the financial services, customer service and healthcare insurance administration industries. Her experience includes serving as a Financial Services Associate, Team Leader, Unit Manager, Operations Manager and Department Manager. She is currently a Capture Manager in Business Development working to acquire new federal government opportunities for her company.

Yelonda has a heart to serve others. It is that desire that led Yelonda to want to be a part of Diane’s Heart. Raised by a single Mom, Yelonda has a passion to eradicate the stigma that surrounds single parenthood. She wishes to use her gifts and talents to equip single Mom’s with the ability to conquer every obstacle they face. Most importantly, she wants to let single Moms know that they are not on the journey alone.

Yelonda has spent many years serving her community through her church and other organizations. She has served as a Deacon, Children’s Ministry volunteer and on the Girls Scouts Scholarship program committee through her company. Her long term vision is to start a philanthropic organization that will become her family’s legacy of community service.

Yelonda is the proud mother of three beautiful daughters.