Redmond Dellmar Jones II, managing partner of Dellmar Consulting, holds a Master Degree in Public Administration from the University of Kansas. He earned a baccalaureate in Urban Studies from Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio. He has also earned certificates from the University of Michigan in Industrial Relations, and Senior Executive Training from the Universities of Virginia and Harvard. As Managing Partner of Dellmar Consulting, Mr. Jones directs the staff performance on various projects. Under his direction and leadership, Dellmar Consulting has completed projects in the area(s) of: nonprofit Organizational Development, Green Energy Project Development, Business Plan Consulting, Government Support Services and Community Sustainability.
Additionally, Mr. Jones has more than 17 years experience in government relations, and eight of those years in core affirmative action services. Mr. Jones is well known for his work in guiding, evaluating and designing Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Targeted Small Business (TSB) programs for the city of Davenport, Iowa. In fact, Mr. Jones was the recipient of the 2010 Governor's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Achievement Award, "for demonstrating a lifetime commitment toward improving the quality of life in his community and in the State of Iowa". His breadth of experience ranges from fielding complaints from the business community, negotiating potentially explosive public relations issues; to building consensus and community support for ground breaking DBE and diversity empowerment policy. Mr. Jones has worked with and in public agencies of all sizes in the development and implementation of diversity, equity, and affirmative action programs. Mr. Jones has developed and implemented noteworthy training programs, seminars and presentations to a variety of audiences both in the public and private sector. Redmond's well rounded knowledge and experience base allows him to formulate effective public outreach efforts, including media attention and community attendance at public meetings and hearings to develop community awareness, consensus, and DBE participation in contracting. Currently, Mr. Jones serves on a number of boards including:
- President of the Quad Cities Minority Enterprise Construction
- Chairperson of the Iowa Commission on the Status of African Americans
- Board member of the Iowa Department of Human Rights Board