Arthur Jones
Full Name
Arthur M Jones Registered Architect
Construction Project Manager
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Speaker Bio
Arthur Jones, AIA is a Construction Project Manager with Planning, Design and Construction at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Arthur oversees Capital projects on UMMC's campus. Before coming to the owner's side at UMMC Arthur worked for the architecture firms RTKL in Washington, DC and JBHM in Jackson, MS. At RTKL Arthur concentrated on Healthcare and Scientific Research projects working for the University of Virginia and the National Institutes of Health. While working on projects for NIH, Arthur was brought in as an IQD contractor for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease focusing on laboratory planning and space allocation. While at RTKL, Arthur also worked on a number of local hospitals in the Mid-Atlantic area. Upon returning to Jackson, Mississippi Arthur worked as a project manager and specialized in Construction Administration for JBHM. That period of employment allowed for travel around Mississippi and Tennessee and worked on projects as varied as a PTSD Wing at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Memphis to working with the Mississippi Development Authority to design and acquire new gantry cranes for Ingalls Shipyard in Pascagoula, MS to the renovation of multiple elementary and secondary schools in the Delta region. Arthur is enjoys travel and education. He studied Art and Architecture in Rome, Italy and studied the Spanish language in Antigua, Guatemala. He enjoys visiting locations where Architecture and Archaeology meet. A native of Jackson, Mississippi, Arthur lives with his wife Deedee, twin sons William and Jojo, and his three dogs Amos, Trixie, and Shadow. He has A BA in Art from the University of Dallas and a Bachelor in Architecture from Mississippi State University. He is a LEED Accredited Professional, a Licensed Architect and a member of the American Institute of Architects.