Lamont Jones - C.E.O./Co-founder - Georgia
Lamont Jones, native New Yorker, proud husband of 21 years and the father of 5 children, a spiritual father, author, transformational speaker, fatherhood coach and mentor to many. Lamont is the Co-founder of The Furthering Fathering Corporation and serves as the Chief Executive Officer in Atlanta, Georgia. He holds an Associates Degree in Christian Theology from Grace Bible College & Seminary. He currently serves on the Steering Committee for the McDonough Youth Advisory Council.
Lamont’s prior career has also been of service, he retired from the New York City Police Department as a 2nd Grade Detective. He was recognized and promoted twice by his supervisors and have received various awards and accommodations for his service and diligent work. His final years of service as a Detective he worked directly under the Chief of Internal Affairs where he facilitated the handling of sensitive data, critiqued and reviewed highly sensitive internal investigations.
The motivation and onset of positively addressing fatherhood issues and sharing his parenting experiences came at a pivotal time in his personal life. Mr. Jones seeks to parent intentionally against the pull of peer pressure and the culture. Lamont co-facilitates monthly fatherhood workshops, where fathers are honored, encouraged, held accountable; reconcile issues and relationships via training.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently honored Lamont with the NYC Dads Matter 2013 Award on June 13, at Gracie Mansion. He was amongst 10 recipients selected out of several hundred fathers submitted. Lamont served on the National Advisory Council for the Honorable Man Campaign