Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Antrium (Gary) Jones, Chief Executive Officer

Antrium (Gary) Jones, is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Empirical Corporation

Antrium (Gary) Jones, is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Empirical Corporation. Mr. Jones guides the overall corporate vision and strategy, and overseas the delivery of services and solutions for all customer contracts. With a deep understanding of financial management and financial & data technologies, Mr. Jones has been instrumental in expanding the company’s technical capabilities to help organizations achieve better outcomes, drive transformational change, and improve operational efficiencies.

Mr. Jones has worked tirelessly to develop an exceptional level of services and solutions the Empirical team delivers, while continually improving processes and innovative solutions offered, ensuring Empirical produces extraordinary results for every customer.

In addition to being responsible for corporate administrative functions, Mr. Jones provides technical guidance and advice to Empirical teams supporting multiple contracts, including ICE, Secret Service, NOAA, and others. This assures our customers receive superior services, issues are addressed quickly, and our teams continually provide improvements and results.

Mr. Jones is a recognized leader and advisor on Federal financial management, enterprise risk management, audit, and IT modernization and automation initiatives. He has worked with multiple cabinet level agencies and Chief Financial Officers on strategies to drive performance improvements. He has helped leaders achieve unqualified opinions on their agency and/or bureau level AFRs, mitigate internal control and material weaknesses, enhance financial operations, and gain powerful data insight to make confident decisions.

Mr. Jones has contributed to the company’s customer successes on a wide variety of engagements, including U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Labor, Department of State, EPA, Department of Justice – Drug Enforcement Administration, SBA, USDA, Coast Guard, and U.S. House of Representatives.

Prior to founding Empirical, Mr. Jones held management positions in financial management and accounting at Cotton & Company and Deloitte.

Mr. Jones earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from University of Maryland, College Park. He is a certified public accountant (CPA) and holds a TS/SCI clearance. He is an active member of the Association of Government Accountants and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.