Travis Jones brings over two decades of government and policy expertise at the local, state and federal levels as the Vice President of Government Relations in the Idaho office. With a strategic political insight blended with a deep understanding of major regional industries, Travis guides policy conversations on behalf of S360 clients to develop solutions that support the Pacific Northwest’s booming and diverse economy.
Most recently, Travis led U.S. state and local policy engagement for NIKE, a Fortune 100 company based in Beaverton, Oregon. His role and responsibilities included legislative advocacy, political campaign strategy, ethics and compliance reporting, trade policy, cybersecurity and consumer privacy, corporate taxation, and other key issues across all 50 state legislatures and relevant local jurisdictions
Travis has advised three Members of Congress with successful legislative efforts ranging from renewable energy, public land management, two Farm Bills, various water and environmental regulations, appropriations, and surface and maritime transportation policy.
Originally from a farm and ranch in rural northeastern Oregon, Travis served for nine years as CEO of a statewide association – the Idaho Grain Producers Association – representing Idaho’s second largest agricultural commodity. In this role, he drove marketing, communications, policy development, advocacy, and regulatory engagement on issues from air quality to commodity price support programs.
Jones holds a B.A. in Agricultural Business and an M.S. in Agricultural Economics, both from the University of Idaho. He is a father to three children alongside wife Samantha, and enjoys all things sports, hunting, concerts, and spending time with his family.