INVEST ATLANTA
SHEOYKI A. JONES
INVEST ATLANTA
Sheoyki A. Jones serves Investment Services and Economic Development division at Invest Atlanta. A role created to improve Invest Atlanta’s success with private investors and support economic development initiatives. A major part of her role has been building programs to support the independent creative community of independent film, music and digital entertainment creators. Ms. Jones joined the Invest Atlanta Legal Division as the Senior Legal Assistant in 2015. As the Senior Legal Assistant, she contributed to the organization of the legal division by implementing new processes and the managing projects. Also, she served as the corporate event planner executing some of Invest Atlanta’s most memorable events, such as the annual Small Business Awards Luncheon and City Hall Power Women Sweat Fundraising Event. Ms. Jones’ project management skills, attention to detail, determination, and innovative thinking landed her a new position in the Investment Services and Economic Development division. In her new role, Ms. Jones took the initiative to activate the Film and Entertainment target cluster for Invest Atlanta, in which there was little activity. She was able to create a new program, Creative Industries Loan Fund, to invest in local content creators. Also, she educates the creative companies on the resources available to them, within the City of Atlanta. Sheoyki’s main focus is to identify and create opportunities to invest, retain and grow the local creatives within the City of Atlanta. www.investatlanta.com
Panel: Key Points to Investing @ 7:00 PM