KELLY JONESJanuary 15, 2020
Kelly Jones joined The Jenkins Organization in 2020. Jones began her career in RV resorts at a very young age, growing up in and eventually running her family’s campground in Amboy, IL. During her time as a GM of her campground, she was twice named Operator Of The Year. Jones went on to serve as Vice President of Operations for Leisure Systems, Inc., the franchisor of over 80 Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Parks. Her primary function was to work with franchisees to improve operations and facilitate revenue growth. In her role as vice president, Jones oversees operations for the entire RV resort portfolio including supporting district managers, safety and compliance, oversight of annual operating budgets. Jones is an active instructor with the National School of RV & Campground Management and at national and state conferences. She has also been recognized for her outstanding contributions with the Above & Beyond Award as well as the 2020 Herb Strauss Educational Impact Award from the National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds.