Bill Jones

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Born:October 9, 1963
Akron, Ohio
Decease:January 10, 2012
Columbus, Ohio
Family:Jim & Linda Jones (Parents)
Mark & Lynnae MaGinn (Sister & Brother-in-law)
Courtney & Taylor MaGinn (Nieces)
Education:Upper Arlington HS '82
Ohio State '86 (BA - Finance)
Ohio Univ. '91 (MA - Sports Admin)
Career:Janssen Pharmaceutical Sales (1987)
PGA's Memorial Tournament Dir., Ops & Media (1991)
Ohio State Ast. Dir., Premium Seating (1998)
Ohio State Dir., Premium Seating (1999)
Ohio State Mgr., Ath, Ticket Office (2006)
Ohio State Ast. AD, Ticketing (2007)
Ohio State Assoc. AD, External Affairs (2009)

Bill Jones was named associate athletics director for external affairs for the Buckeyes in 2009. He was promoted to assistant athletics director for ticketing in February 2007 after taking over management of the ticket office in 2006. Jones was hired on in 1998 as the assistant director of premium seating and moved to director of premium seating the following year.

Prior to returning to his alma mater, Jones worked from 1991-98 as the director of operations and media for the PGA's Memorial Tournament, as well as serving as the tournament director of an LPGA event in Pinehurst, N.C., and as the tournament director for the Diner's Club Matches in La Quinta, Calif. He also worked for Janssen Pharmaceutical from 1987-90, earning recognition for being one of the Top 5 sales reps in the country.

Jones, a Columbus native, earned his bachelor's degree in finance from Ohio State in 1986 and a master's of sports administration from Ohio University in 1991.

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