Matthew2Matthew Earl Jones
Executive Director

Matthew Earl Jones has worked on both sides of the camera in film, television and commercials, as well as in the music industry.

He has over 30 years’ production experience in the Japanese, New York, Los Angeles and Phoenix markets. Recent credits include APOC (AZ) on “Furious 7”, and Celebrity judge for Arizona Idol, FOX TV (Phoenix)… Read More


Mark Candid HeadshotMark Schwartz
Treasurer

Mark has been an accountant and financial advisor for over thirty years, having started with his uncle’s CPA firm, while still in high school. Over the years, have served as operations director for two fast-food restaurant chains and helped create a third that is still operating throughout the United States some twenty-five years later. He holds an accounting degree and an MBA from Suffolk University. He also attended The Suffolk University Law School for two years… Read More


Denise 2009Denise Meridith
Secretary

Denise Meridith, a New York City native, is a communications and business executive with private and public sector accomplishments.  She possesses a nationwide reputation. She served as an executive with the Bureau of Land Management for 20+ years, rising to the position of highest-ranked career professional, as the Deputy Director with 10,000 employees, 200 offices and $1.1 Billion budget. Since her retirement in 2002, Meridith has managed her own public and community relations firm—Denise Meridith Consultants Inc (DMCI)… Read More


Jodi profile Linked In 2Jodi Floyd
Director, “Reel Jobs” Program

Jodi Floyd oversees the “Reel Jobs” component of the Earl Jones Institute.

Jodi is a successful entrepreneur and business owner. She has a Masters Degree in Counseling and over 20 yeas of experience as a Certified Case Manager and Vocational Counselor.

Jodi co-owned a Rehabilitation Company that provided on-the-job training opportunities for the underserved population in Central Florida, resulting in gainful employment. .. Read More