WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Throughline, Inc. (Throughline), one of the nation’s leading enterprise design strategy firms, announced today that Brandon T. Jones has been appointed CEO of the company. Jones will succeed founder and CEO, Scott Williams, and assume responsibilities on February 1, 2023. Williams will transition to CEO of Throughline Enterprises, which includes NimbleStory, Topo, and Throughline-Hana.
Jones previously served as the CIO of Worldwide Assurance for Employees of Public Agencies (WAEPA), where he led the non-profit’s Digital Evolution Efforts and strategic initiatives. Prior to joining WAEPA, Jones served as a management consultant at PwC leading their Cybersecurity efforts within the Department of Navy and served as the Principal Deputy CIO at Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) where he oversaw a $120M IT budget that supported a worldwide operation, spanning seventeen major component commands and over 100 remote offices. Jones’ previous experiences at the Department of Defense and within commercial and non-profit sectors will be tremendously valuable to the future of Throughline and their clients.
“Our company was born out of a need for executives to visualize and communicate complexity. Brandon wholeheartedly understands the importance of what we do and how we do it,” said Williams. “My trust in Brandon began eight years ago and has deepened in recent months as he has become a key partner and advisor. His vast experience, knowledge and network will enable Throughline to grow and expand our work and impact.”
Jones’ many accomplishments include recognition by the Washington Business Journal for the C-Suite Awards and by AFCEA International with the 40 under 40 Leadership Award in 2019.
“Brandon’s passion for visualizing strategy and the impact of Throughline’s visual communications will accelerate our growth,” said board chairman Bob Carter. “We are elated to have Brandon leading Throughline into the next chapter. His extraordinary people management and team-building abilities have already been felt within Throughline and across our projects.”
Jones received his Bachelor of Arts degree in computer science from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Jones is a LIMRA Leadership Institute Fellow from the Wharton School of Business and a certified SCRUM Master. Jones is a member of the Associated Black Charities’ Board Pipeline Leadership Development Program and a board member of The Maryland Center on Economic Policy and Perspective Equity Partners.
Throughline, Inc. is a privately held enterprise design strategy firm headquartered in Washington, DC with a global reach, a presence in 10 states, and an office in Leonardtown, MD. Since 2005, Throughline has supported more than 90 clients, including associations, federal government agencies— including the U.S. Postal Service, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Air Force, and the Department of Defense—and commercial leaders, such as Campbell Soup Company, Northrop Grumman, and World Wildlife Fund. Throughline specializes in harnessing the power of visual communications to transform established organizations into adaptive enterprises using design strategy, iterative co-creation and creative business solutions.