Wilson Jones is a retired CEO of Oshkosh Corporation, a position to which he was appointed in January 2016 after serving in several leadership roles since joining the company in 2005.
Throughout his career, Wilson has cultivated a servant-led leadership model with a focus on valuing diverse opinions, fostering an environment of trust, developing others and acting with humility. These efforts to build a culture around putting people first have contributed to the many recognitions Oshkosh Corporation has received.
Wilson has a strong passion for giving back to the communities in which Oshkosh Corporation team members live and work, which led him to co-found the Oshkosh Kids Foundation. Having grown up in poverty, he understands the positive impact nonprofit organizations can have on families that are struggling and on children who need additional guidance and support. This strong conviction for providing basic needs and youth mentoring has fueled Wilson’s desire to serve on the boards of many nonprofit organizations in the Oshkosh area.