Johannah Jones

Johannah (Jody) Jones, Ph.D. is a Senior Leadership Consultant & C-Suite Coach with Executive Development Associates.  Jody collaborates with organizations to create sustainable growth by expanding internal capacities that capitalize on emerging market opportunities. She focuses on achieving high performance in organizations through strategy formation and execution, as well as executive and team coaching.

With over thirty years of hands-on and analytical experience in the areas of strategic planning, marketing strategy, and organizational change management, Jody brings a wide range of experience to her clients through customized strategic consulting and coaching services.  She has facilitated planning and implementation meetings with clients in the high tech, manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, financial services, not-for-profit, education, government, and retail industries.  In the process, she supported a number of turnarounds and success stories for clients.  They range from start-up operations to global entities that have sought out her custom-designed planning processes, strategy implementation, and organizational change management programs, as well as individual and group coaching.

Using internal data and market patterns, Jody supports the organization’s ability to structure a strategic path to their desired results.  This becomes the blueprint and guides the actions that create sustainable change through implementation.  She supports the internal development of skills and capabilities that are needed to achieve the chosen strategic vision and results.  She facilitates client sessions with focused energy and humor. Her coaching focuses on bringing out the client’s strengths and accomplishments while adding new capabilities that expands the framework within which they can flourish and thrive.

Jody has long been recognized for her ability to bring together theory and practice for pragmatic results. She is an AMA program leader for workshops on strategy development and implementation, strategic thinking, and critical thinking.   She is a Master Integral Coach™ certified by Integral Coaching Canada, an internationally accredited coaching program and serves on their faculty.   She has completed the 4Sight Program: Developing Advanced Transformational Change Skills program with Being First, Inc.  Jody’s Ph.D. is in Business Administration from The University of Alabama where she majored in Marketing and minored in Organizational Behavior and Statistics.

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