Bio | Donna Jonas ( Chief Operating Officer)

Donna Jonas serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Museum of the Bible, responsible for Revenue, Guest Relations, Facilities, Events, and Security departments.

Donna spent 15 years in the U.S. government. Prior to joining the museum, she worked for the Office of Chief Legislative Liaison as the U.S. Army Senate Liaison Deputy Chief. She is a former active duty U.S. Army Aviation Officer and combat veteran. As a Senior AH-64D Apache pilot, she deployed three times with the 101st Airborne Division. In 2012, Donna was selected to be a Joint Chiefs of Staff, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Army Staff intern. During this program, she served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy on the Afghanistan Team managing a number of portfolios. She has a passion for leadership and service.

Donna holds a Bachelor of Science in French from the University of Missouri and a master’s degree from Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy. She also serves as a National Security Fellow for the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.