Andy Jones elected chair of the Coastal Horizons Center, Inc. Board of Trustees

Forrest Firm attorney Andy Jones will be installed as chairman of the board of trustees of Coastal Horizons Center, Inc. effective July 1, 2019. One of the largest social service organizations in Eastern North Carolina, Coastal Horizons Center provides a broad range of mental health, substance abuse, and crisis intervention services. 

Since joining the board in 2015, and serving as vice chair since 2016, Jones has been involved in a significant expansion of the good work performed by the nonprofit. With more than 500 employees and a $38 million dollar annual budget, Coastal Horizons Center makes a significant impact on the lives of North Carolinians through professional services directed to promote healthier lives, stronger families, and safer communities.

“Coastal Horizons Center does incredible work providing essential services in our community,” Jones explained. “I am honored to be elected chair of the board and grateful to have the opportunity to join my fellow board members in working alongside the talented staff and volunteers who live Coastal Horizon Center’s mission and values each and every day.” 

A leader in firm initiatives, Andy is the managing partner of both the Wilmington and Charlotte offices of Forrest Firm. He maintains a diverse legal practice focused on providing proactive counsel to help businesses and their owners solve problems and create value, primarily in the areas of dispute resolution and corporate transactions. His other volunteer activities include service as vice chair of membership for the Cape Fear Council Boy Scouts of America, on the board of directors for Cape Fear Area United Way, and as North Carolina’s district representative to the American Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Division

Andy Jones may be reached by phone (910) 442-8740 or email