Joey Jones, Bulloch County resident and president of Aerotech Machining.
Joey Jones, Bulloch County resident and president of Aerotech Machining. Credit: Supplied photo.

Bulloch County resident and president of Aerotech Machining Joey Jones is one of the state’s most influential leaders, according to Georgia Trend magazine.

Jones has earned a place on the Georgia 500 Most Influential Leaders 2022 list published by Georgia Trend. Georgia Trend is a statewide magazine that covers business, politics and economic development. 

The publication was released on Oct. 31 and highlights the 500 most influential leaders from across the state. 

Joey Jones: One of Georgia’s most influential leaders

The profile highlights Jones as an industry leader in advanced computer numerical control programming, fixture building and manufacturing process procedures. 

He began his career in manufacturing in 1989, before launching Aerotech Machining in Bloomingdale in 1992.

Aerotech Machining manufactures complex components for the aerospace, agriculture, power generation and railways industries.

Under Jones’ leadership, the company uses state-of-the-art equipment and procedures to manufacture customized, high-precision machined components. 

He says his current goal is to provide short-and long-term strategic planning to ensure Aerotech Machining stays at the forefront of the industry.

This is Georgia Trend’s first edition of the influential leaders listing. The publication reports it received several nominations and points out another notable honoree, Mark Burns, president of Gulfstream Aerospace. 

Georgia Trend will be publishing the Georgia 500 Most Influential Leaders list again in 2023 and is now accepting nominations. For more information, click here