Ralph Jones has more than 30 years of management, finance, system design, system flow analysis, teaching, and programming experience. He is the owner of Small Business Support Services and was an accounting manager and technical accounting consultant for CNA Insurance. He was the primary developer for the company’s first line of accounting related products. In 1993 he helped design and develop InfoLine, a calling system for schools.
In 1996, he helped design and develop a Student Tracking and Reporting System (STARS), a client server based system used in over 25 Chicago Public Schools. He led strategic efforts to develop school management and communication systems including InfoLine Plus, and Parent-Update, and many other products. Mr. Jones received his formal training in accountancy at Roosevelt University, in Chicago. Mr. Jones is a member of the advisory board for Sykes and Williams LLC.