Marvin L. Jones, Captain US Navy (Retired)
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Practitioner
Certified Professional Coach
Marvin L. Jones, Captain, U.S. Navy (retired) is a distinguished military veteran with over 41 years of active duty service. He served 11 years as an enlisted U.S. Air Force member and 30 years as a naval officer and hospital administrator in the U.S. Navy Medical Service Corps. Throughout his military career, he served tours of duty in key leadership roles at military treatment facilities (MTFs) and naval activities around the globe. As a senior leader in Navy Medicine, he commanded Naval Health Clinic Charleston, South Carolina from 2013 to 2015 and subsequently served as the Installation Commanding Officer (Base Commander) for Naval Support Activity Bethesda, Maryland (NSAB) from 2015 to 2018, which was his last active duty assignment prior to his retirement from military service in September 2018.
As Commanding Officer of NSAB, he led the delivery of installation support services for over 17,000 employees, patients, patrons and daily visitors while enabling mission success for 43 tenant commands and organizations, including Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the nation’s largest and premier military hospital, and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, the Department of Defense’s (DoD) sole medical school. He oversaw the initial activities that set the stage for $750M in health facility construction and renovations over the following six years, which is designed to increase support for Wounded Warriors and facilitate specialized treatment on a world class medical campus.
Marvin is a healthcare consultant at the Defense Health Agency, a certified professional coach, and a skilled DEI practitioner. He is the President/CEO for The Diversity & Inclusion Factor (TDIF, LLC), a consulting business specializing in DEI training. Additionally, he is a VP Senior Consultant for the Diversity Training Group Inc. and with Truclusion Consulting. He is highly skilled at facilitating DEI training and developing strategies that enable workforce transformation, organizational cultural competence and inclusiveness.