Ms. Shana Poole- Jones is a native of Albany, GA. She is the daughter of Jessie J Poole and Delores M. Fears. Ms. Poole-Jones has one son (Nathaniel Brown) and two bonus son Demarcus Carter and Trisitan Whigham. Ms. Poole- Jones formal educational experience started in the Dougherty County School system where she graduated from Dougherty Comprehensive High School. She was fortune to attend Agnes Scott College enrichment program in Business Management.
After graduation she attended Wilberforce University and major in Business Marketing. After being in a tragic accident Ms. Poole-Jones continue her schooling at Albany State University. Ms. Poole-Jones has traveled throughout the U.S. She opened her first two business, Paw Palace and Scootez Detailing Shop in Albany, GA. She is a license veterinarian Technician.
After the death of her partner. Ms. Poole-Jones decided to take another venture in life. She was employed with Sanderson Farms as a logistic technician. Ms. Poole-Jones enjoyed this time in her life but felt as through something was missing. Her passion to serve others was not being met. Therefore, after 7 years with Sanderson Farms, she relocated to St Louis, MO.
As soon as Ms. Poole-Jones relocated to St Louis MO she started her own Marketing Consultant Company, One Stop LLC. One Stop, LLC mission was, To help entrepreneurs with resources for start-up their own adventure. One Stop, LLC launched its first event “1st Annual Family Reunion for the Unhoused’. This event was held downtown St Louis at 1520 Market St. This festival included over 30 different agencies with community resources. Resources ranged from assistant housing needs (HUD), medical needs (dental, eye) and social (counseling). In addition, free food, household supplies, and clothing area.
Later, in October 2019, Ms. Poole-Jones decided to convert all her time and energy into serving her community full-time. She founded Keep Pushing, Inc. A non-profit organization who sole purpose is to assist her community, both housed and unhoused with sustainable basic needs. Today, even during COVID 19, Keep Pushing, Inc is striving and meeting their goals to provide to the St. Louis area Community.