Finance Committee Chair
Jonora K. Jones is an Outpatient Therapist with the Center for Emotional Health, where she provides individual therapy for teen and adult clients with diagnoses such as anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder, among others. Her approach to counseling is based on the core belief that every individual is capable of self-direction and growth. Jonora is licensed as a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in North Carolina, a Licensed Professional Counselor – Intern (LPC-I) in Texas, and as a National Certified Counselor (NCC). Besides her role as therapist, Jonora is also a trainer and speaker on mental health-related topics.
Prior to her career as a therapist, Jonora spent 17 years in corporate America working in audit, organizational development, and retail management roles for world-class organizations including Delhaize Group (now Ahold Delhaize), Duke Energy, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Jonora maintains licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in North Carolina and Texas and as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
In her spare time, Jonora is a storyteller with Mental Health America of Central Carolinas. She has also volunteered with and served on the boards of Equality North Carolina and Girl Talk Foundation. Additionally, her hobbies include reading, antiquing and global travel, where she can practice her moderate foreign language skills in French.
With roots in Houston, Texas, Jonora holds a Bachelor of Science degree in History from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Wake Forest University.