Park University announces that Rachel Jones Bonikowski has been hired as the manager of special events. Jones Bonikowski began her duties on Oct. 9.
As the special events manager, Jones Bonikowski is responsible for planning and staging the University’s signature events, and ensures that meetings and other events are effectively coordinated and scheduled. The position, a part of the University’s Office of External Relations, works closely with all University departments and external partners to create and maintain productive relationships.
Prior to joining Park, Jones Bonikowski served as the director of events at the KCI Expo Center in Kansas City, Mo., since 2015. In addition, Jones Bonikowski has been a disc jockey with Professional Sound Services and Pro DJ KC since 1998. Jones Bonikowski also has experience in sales and accounts receivable with The Gown Gallery in Kansas City, Mo., and as a product adviser with Microsoft.
Jones Bonikowski, a resident of Parkville, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in management/finance from Park University in 2008.