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David Jones ’76

David -JonesDavid Jones ’76 graduated from Earlham and the University of Wisconsin and joined Exxon as an exploration geologist. In his 13 years with Exxon, he held a number of technical and management positions in exploration and production at different locations in Texas. In 1992, David returned to Chester County, Pa., and began work for The Kendal Corporation, a not-for-profit, Quaker organization that builds and operates retirement communities. David has served 27 years as Project Director and Vice President, Development for new projects, renovations and expansions. He is responsible for programming, marketing and design and construction. He has collaborated with development teams of architects, feasibility consultants and contractors. In this role he also works closely with not-for-profit Boards, guiding them through the complexities of major development projects. David facilitates sustainability initiatives within Kendal, and works to uphold a strong commitment to historical Quaker values in the thirteen Kendal communities. David served as a Trustee for Westtown School in West Chester, Pa., for 21 years and is active in his Monthly Meeting. David and Sallie have three grown children and three grandchildren. David joined the Board of Trustees in 2014.

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