William E. Jones is the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) field coordinator for the states of Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and Florida. Prior to joining AAM in 2012, William worked 19 years for United Technologies Carrier in Collierville, Tenn. While serving as a member of Local 7655, William worked vigorously as Internal/External Organizing Chairman, Grievance Committee Person, Grievance Chairman, Bargaining Committee Chairman and President of USW Local 7655 in Collierville, Tenn., all from 1997-2012. Since working for the AAM, William has still worked vigorously to strengthen American manufacturing through smart public policies. You can find him on Twitter at @wjonese.