Domonique Jones

Domonique Jones is the Executive Director of Partnership in Property Commercial Land Trust. Prior to coming to PIPCLT, Domonique was a Program Director at City of Lakes Community Land Trust, overseeing the Commercial Land Trust Initiative before it spun off to become PIPCLT. Prior to her work in Commercial Land Trusts, Domonique was the Program Manager at Meda, where she launched the Meda Mini MBA Program, an accelerator for business owners of color. She also oversaw a pilot program called the Junior Achievement/Meda Fellows. This program provides entrepreneurship training to middle school and high school students in at risk communities. 

Prior to her non-profit experience, Domonique owned a business in the Mall of America called Drop N’ Shop: Child Entertainment Center. She currently co-owns a trucking company called Next Level Logistics, a real estate development company called DC Legacy, and a business consulting firm called Jones, Scott, and Edwards. Domonique spent nearly 8 years in the corporate sector, working at Cargill and United Health Group. She holds a BA in International Management, Social Justice with a concentration in Law, Legal Studies and received a Paralegal and Spanish Proficiency Certification from Hamline University. She also holds an MBA in Project Management, Management Information Systems & Finance. 

Domonique grew up in North Minneapolis, where PIPCLT is based, and leads a skilled PIPCLT team that understands the unique challenges faced by minority-owned businesses and recognizes the importance of promoting economic empowerment and entrepreneurship within underserved communities. In 2023, MSP Business Journal recognized Domonique as one of the Twin Cities black leaders you should know due to her work at PIPCLT.