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Meet the CEO
René F. Jones is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of M&T Bank, a diversified, community-focused banking franchise with approximately $150 billion in assets and a network of 1,000 branches across 12 states from Maine to Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Before being named Chairman and CEO in December 2017, he served as Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to ... more 2016, responsible for managing the financial actions of the company. In 2005, he was named to M&T’s Management Group, a group of senior executives responsible for the company’s strategic direction.
Born and raised in Ayer, Mass., Jones received a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Management Science from Boston College. He went on to work a few years in accounting at the Boston office of Ernst & Young and a private equity firm, and then went on to get a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Rochester. In 1992, he found his way to M&T as part of the Executive Associates Program.
Jones participates in several organizations to help advance the business community, including the boards of ACV Auctions, Boston College and the Jacobs Institute, as well as the advisory councils for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the University at Buffalo.
As one of only a few Black CEOs in the Fortune 500, Jones is passionate about equity of opportunity, both in and outside the company. less