Sara Deyarmin Jones was promoted to Director of Program Development. She is now responsible for the successful building and expansion of The Challenge Program, Inc. in targeted territories. Jones has successfully added new schools, businesses and counties since she joined The Challenge Program, Inc. in 2015. Among the businesses she cultivated, two have become Major Corporate Partners.
In her expanded role as Director, Jones will continue to direct and mentor the development team, as well as oversee the communications, marketing, and operations in the company’s growth and expansion efforts. Jones will assure the professional development of her team and coordinate the hiring of and training of new employees.
Prior to The Challenge Program, Inc., Jones gained experience in marketing, sales, and event planning in Somerset and with the Johnstown Area Heritage Association. A Windber, PA native, Jones attended The Pittsburgh University at Johnstown earning a bachelor’s degree in communication with a minor in creative writing.