Episode 70

Path to the C-Suite with Amy Jones


August 3rd, 2022

28 mins 52 secs

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About this Episode

On today's episode, Amy and I discuss her career and how she went from marketing director to CEO. During this conversation Amy shares the skills she has honed and how her background in marketing has informed her approach to leadership and business.

Amy Jones is President/CEO of O’Connell Robertson, a mission-driven
architecture/engineering/interior design firm based in Austin and providing creative problem
solving and design that positively impacts communities throughout Texas. Amy became the
Firm’s fourth president, and the first woman to serve in that role in the Firm’s 70-year history, in

  1. She has been with O’Connell Robertson for 25 years and has been a Principal and Shareholder since 2004. As President, Amy leads corporate strategy & vision, guides talent and people issues, and manages finance and operational activities with the Firm’s Senior Leadership Team. Throughout her career at O’Connell Robertson, she has been involved in and led the Firm’s marketing and business development team and served in a project executive role for various clients. Amy’s focus on client relations, business development & marketing, strategic partnerships, and community engagement has provided a strong foundation for the Firm’s growth over the last decade. Throughout her career, Amy has been engaged in regional organizations and issues supporting youth and education, providing leadership to several local boards, committees and campaigns. She is currently a member of the Austin Chamber’s Education and Talent Council; Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas Advisory Council (also past Board Chair); and a member and Education Chair of the Austin Area Research Organization (AARO).

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amyjjjones/