Darren Jones was hired as Chief Estimator for McKinley Building. A native of New Bern, N.C., Jones received his bachelor’s degree in construction management from East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C. as well as serving 8 years in the U.S Army. Jones entered the construction industry over two decades ago as a field laborer and on to various roles as a construction manager. He is a member of the Professional Construction Estimators Association (PCEA), former chair of the Lower Cape Fear Small & Diverse Business Coalition, and Society of The Big Red One. In his free time, he enjoys playing music, surfing, and fine woodworking. Jones resides in Wilmington with his wife and four children.