John Jones is CEO of the Jones Legacy Ventures, the parent company of Cassity Jones Lumber, Winn Tile Company, Allen Commercial and CJ Commercial company. These businesses serve the construction service industry in the East Texas, Dallas and Bossier City Louisiana areas.
John grew up in Carthage and graduated from Carthage High School in 1971 and Texas A & M University in 1974. John married the love of his life, Lisa, while in college. They have two grown children and 5 grandchildren.
John has been active for many years in the Lumberman’s Association of Texas. He is a former President of the association and was honored by the Association with the 2010 Texas Lumber Dealer of the Year award.
In his community, John has served as President of the Henderson Optimist Club, Chairman of the YMCA campaign, Commissioner of the Henderson Boy’s Baseball Association and an elected Director of the Rusk County Electric Cooperative. He also served on many church committees at the 1st Baptist Church of Henderson. He and Lisa moved to Tyler, Tx. in 2012. They are currently members of the Green Acres Baptist Church.
John developed a passion for therapeutic riding while volunteering on Saturdays at the Spirit of St. Louis Therapy Center in Tyler, a predecessor to the Starbrite Therapeutic Equestrian Center.
John’s hobbies include quail hunting, ranching and watching the Grandkids grow.