Author, Speaker, Creative
Founder and President/Creative Director, MindZoo
A self-described “professional storyteller,” Jones has built a marketing and public relations portfolio that includes such respected names as TJMaxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Pier 1, Walgreens, Carter’s, JCPenney, GEICO, Sears, The Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, Community Health Systems, IronBrick and more.
Jones’ longstanding public quest for professional civility has landed him on TODAY, MARKETPLACE on Public Radio and CNBC.com. He has also been a regular contributor to Smart Business magazine and the Naples Daily News.
In 2012, Jones embarked on a mission to improve himself. Over the next four years, he interviewed 100+ professionals from a variety of workplace trenches. Subjects included Pat Benatar, Brian Boitano, Erin Brockovich, James Carville, Barbara Corcoran, Kassie DePaiva, Carl Edwards, Janet Evanovich, Kathy Griffin, Vicki Gunvalson, Jack Hanna, Jeffrey Hayzlett, Shirley Jones, Sonny Jurgensen, Sue Monk Kidd, Hoda Kotb, Rob Marciano, Mary Matalin, Tyler Mathisen, General Barry McCaffrey, Suze Orman, Vanessa Williams and many more.
He chronicled his experiences–the good, the bad, the ugly and the funny–in his 2016 book, SHOW ME.
“Having interviewed more than one hundred people – jacks of all trades – Randy has created a literary Dancing with the Stars. Wickedly Funny, yet profoundly touching! SHOW ME is Shark Tank meets NASCAR meets Broadway meets The Partridge Family.”
Barbara Corcoran, Star of ABC’s Shark Tank
As a writer, speaker and creative consultant, his ongoing mission supports:
- Creative Thinking & Innovation
- Benefits of Positive Communication
- Looking for the BEST in People
A uniquely entertaining motivational speaker, Jones appeals to a broad range of business and educational platforms.
Jones is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia.