Ingalls has a top state businesswoman

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced Feb. 28 that Denise Jones, a talent management director at HII's Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss., was among the Top 10 of the Mississippi Business Journal’s Top 50 Businesswomen of 2018. Jones joined Ingalls in 1979 as a word processor in the graphic arts group and later became supervisor of the team. She transferred to the learning and development function and served as director of learning, development and diversity for eight years. In 2013, she increased her role to include workforce training and development, which includes new hire technical/craft training, skill assessments, apprenticeship programs and partnerships with community colleges across the Gulf Coast. Currently, she is responsible for more than 700 registered apprentices participating in 15 trade-skills development programs. (Source: HII, 02/28/19)

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