Ron Jones is the Chief Strategy Officer and the Vice Chairman of Vistronix’s Board of Directors. In this capacity, Mr. Jones is responsible for driving the strategy and accelerating the growth and corporate development of Vistronix. Prior to Vistronix, Mr. Jones held the position of EVP, Corporate Strategy and Development at Sotera Defense Solutions and remains a member of the Board of Directors. He played a critical and prominent role in the establishment, build, transformation, and IPO of Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: GTEC), before its sale to Ares Management, that created Sotera.  Before joining Sotera, Mr. Jones was the Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development, and a member of the board of directors for Gray Hawk Systems, Inc. He was a primary force behind the build and transformation of Gray Hawk as a national security technology company, improving organizational effectiveness, hiring key talent in the leadership ranks, and closing add-on acquisitions. Finally Mr. Jones initiated, led, developed and closed the strategic sale of Gray Hawk Systems to ManTech (NASDAQ: MANT), helping to launch ManTech into the counter-terrorism community.  Before Gray Hawk Systems, Mr. Jones was Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development for Veridian (NYSE: VNX). He was the chief architect behind Veridian’s growth strategy and a leader and driver behind the highly-charged Veridian Mergers and Acquisitions program that, for over eight years, propelled the company through renewal, transformation, accelerated growth, an IPO and a highly valuated strategic sale to General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).  Mr. Jones formerly served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and holds a B.S. in Engineering from the US Naval Academy and an M.B.A. from Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

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