Meet Ransom Jones
Where are you from and how did you wind up at Blue Magnet Interactive?
I am a CPA and former partner at KPMG Peat Marwick and have worked for some of the largest and most prestigious global financial institutions including Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and American International Group. I am related to one of the founding members of Blue Magnet and when the company’s prior long-term Controller retired, I was available to assume her role.
What about Blue Magnet/your role at Blue Magnet do you love most?
Creating value for the Company through innovative solutions in analyzing company operations and financial performance.
What’s your favorite thing to do in Chicago?
Enjoy the interesting neighborhoods and take advantage of the great and varied cuisine.
What's a fun fact about you?
I grew up in a small Texas town named Muleshoe.
If we lived in a world without internet, what would be your alternate career?
My profession of accounting is not controlled by the internet but it certainly provides enhanced productivity.
If you could have dinner with anyone (living, deceased, or fictional), who would it be and why?
Abraham Lincoln – He changed the course of our country and seemed to be a very good conversationalist.
What is your favorite/least favorite punctuation mark?
Least Favorite: ;
If your favorite restaurant were to name a sandwich after you, what would be on it?
What song pumps you up/gets your creative juices flowing?
Rocky theme song.