Steve Jones promoted to president at Fried Cos. Inc.
- September 12, 2011
Barbara Fried, chairman of the Fried Cos. Inc. in Charlottesville, announced the appointment of Steve B. Jones as the company’s new president. Jones came to the Charlottesville-based real estate development and management firm in 2005 as the chief operating officer. Since then, he has been responsible for operations management and the company’s real estate portfolio. In addition, he oversees the supervision of several of FCI’s operating businesses in Virginia that include a Best Western Hotel & Suites property in Greene County and the expansion and operation of Olde Towne Pet Resorts, a luxury pet hotel, with one location in Springfield and the other near Dulles Airport.
Before joining Fried Cos., Jones worked for 22 years as an executive with W.J. Vakos & Co.
Fried, in business for more than 40 years, focuses on the development of residential communities, office complexes, shopping centers and industrial parks.