Bud Jones is a senior sales executive known for his consistent ability to deliver outstanding sales results. He possesses a talent for developing sales strategies from conceptualization to implementation, as well as creating effective marketing and creative plans. Bud has a track record of successfully managing and motivating sales teams, consistently driving them to achieve top performance.
His expertise extends to building strong business and personal relationships, earning client loyalty, and establishing enduring partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders. Bud’s career in advertising has spanned various industries, including automotive and packaged goods, with notable roles in New York, Detroit, and Chicago. He has negotiated multimillion-dollar deals, such as a major rollout with a global food corporation, and initiated title golf sponsorships for national magazines in collaboration with automotive companies. Additionally, Bud presented cable television network opportunities to major automotive companies, resulting in sports programming sponsorships. He has also served as a senior member of steering and marketing groups for a global magazine.
Passionate about the mission of SOWF, Bud finds it both exciting and stimulating. He is deeply moved by the impactful and emotional stories that the organization shares. Bud is particularly inspired by Cole Hauser’s message of giving children a second chance when they lose a family member, and he is committed to taking this special message to the marketplace.