Kenny Jones

Senior Director, Environmental, Health and Safety

Cox Automotive

Kenny Jones leads Cox Automotive’s (CAI) Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) function for all of the company’s North America businesses and operations, including Kelley Blue Book, Dealertrack and Manheim auction locations. In this role, his responsibilities include establishing and directing CAI’s environmental and safety strategic direction, polices and compliance, and incident response. He also oversees Cox Automotive’s compliance with relevant Department of Transportation regulations.

Kenny joined Cox Enterprises in 1999 as a risk control consultant. Over two decades, he rose through the ranks of Manheim and CAI, assuming safety and environmental roles of increasing responsibility. In these roles, he was instrumental in developing Manheim’s safety process and strategy, as well as working with the National Auto Auction Association (NAAA) to enhance the industry’s safety practices.  In 2019, he was named a NAAA Warren Young Fellow for his safety contributions to the auto auction industry.

Kenny received his bachelor’s degree in business administration/marketing from Georgia State University.  He resides in Atlanta with his wife, Maria. They have five children and one grandchild.