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Vernice Jones, MCC

Executive Coach, Consultant

Vernice believes that leaders can learn to expand their impact through presence, connection, and awareness across contexts. Vernice often works with leaders in transition to new roles, expanded roles, and with leaders in transition from one stage of development to another. With over 15 years of experience working with global Fortune 500 companies and large nonprofits, Vernice Jones creates experiential leadership programs and leadership development solutions that connect and drive business results. Vernice has extensive experience working with C-Suite executives and other corporate leaders, offering a host of comprehensive leadership assessments, executive coaching and experiential programming.

Vernice is a Director and Faculty of Adult Development at Georgetown University’s Institute for Transformational Leadership. She is an Associate (Coach, Facilitator, Consultant) at Cultivating Leadership, a global, deliberately developmental, complexity-based organization. Vernice designed and delivered a two-week curriculum and trained instructors for prospective students at Duke University’s prestigious Leadership Academy in North Carolina, Shanghai and Beijing, China. Through her executive coaching business, she has been an executive and professional coach for clients in the US, Europe, Africa and Asia.

Companies Vernice has worked with include: Cargill, The Nielsen Corporation, The Ad Council, The Chicago Tribune, Deltek, PhRMA, The United Nations, The Obama Foundation, The World Bank, Catholic Relief Services, Newsday, United Technologies, Sikorsky Aircraft, Mitre, TASC, The National Archives and Records Administration, and Deltek.

As a certified coach, Vernice Jones has completed coaching certification programs from the Coaches Training Institute, and Organizational and Relationship Systems Coaching through CRR Global. She is qualified to administer The Leadership Circle 360 profile, and the Myers Briggs, MBTI. Vernice has been designated by the International Coaching Federation as an MCC (Master Certified Coach), and a mentor coach.

Vernice graduated from the University of Maryland with an undergraduate degree in Economics. She also holds a Master’s degree in Finance and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Vernice has worked on a number of community development projects including an Origami camp for girls in South Carolina, an English language program for Chinese seniors, and a program for church elders at a church with locations in South Africa, Zambia and Nigeria.

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