Mary Ann Jones serves as the Administrative Services Director for Access Health Services, LLC. Ms. Jones brings Healthcare insurance, Accounting, Human Resources, Leadership and Customer Service experiences to the company. Ms. Jones is originally from Charlotte, N. C. and moved to Arkansas in 1976. While in North Carolina, one of her most proud accomplishments was participating in the Air Force ROTC program at North Mecklenburg High School for three years, where she became the first female unit commander earning the rank of Colonel. Although she did not enroll in college until August of 1998 at the age of forty, Ms. Jones graduated Cum Laude in 2003 from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Human Resources. During her final year of college, she was offered an internship at the City of Sherwood as an HR Generalist where she performed numerous of Human Resources duties which included Benefits Administrator, FMLA specialist, COBRA specialist, Workers Compensation Administrator and Health Insurance Billing Specialist. Ms. Jones also worked for the State of Arkansas with the Department of Finance and Administration in the Employee Benefits Division. She quickly advanced her career, from taking calls explaining health insurance benefits to active and retired members; traveling around the state giving open enrollment insurance presentations, where there were anywhere from only three to over six hundred people in attendance. Ms. Jones worked her way to Team Lead and became the Member Services Supervisor with a staff of eight on her team. After departmental reorganizations, Ms. Jones was moved to the Accounting department, where the favorite part of her job was reconciling millions of dollars to the penny each month on the four-state government bank accounts. Ms. Jones recently obtained her Arkansas health producer license and life insurance producer license. She is currently taking a class to receive a certification in the Professional Academy of Healthcare Management, aka “PAHM”.