Cynthia B. Jones



Cynthia B.

Cindi Jones is the director of the Virginia Health Reform Initiative in the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Resources where she is the policy lead for both the federal and state health care reform efforts. On September 1, 2011, she also became Medicaid director for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Ms. Jones has more than 20 years of public service experience with the Commonwealth of Virginia in various health care positions and has been appointed to positions by three Governors. Most recently, she served as the interim director and chief deputy director of the Medicaid program. She also has worked for an oversight agency of the Virginia General Assembly that was established to evaluate the operations and performance of state agencies and programs. The focus of her career has been on developing, implementing, and evaluating state health and human service programs, policies, and funding mechanisms. She has achieved the reputation as an open and effective leader among all types of stakeholders in the public and private health care sector.

She has both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Virginia Tech.

Leadership Project

Implement a seamless, integrated care system to provide high quality care and supports by coordinating the benefits of Medicare and Medicaid into a single person-centered program.