Jeanne Jones brings a wealth of experience to her work as a facilitator, communication consultant and coach. Coming out of college with undergraduate and graduate degrees in Music Education, Jeanne went on to become a successful Broadway actress. During her prolific acting career, she transferred her performance skills to the business world, working extensively as a corporate spokesperson in industrial events and training films for major Fortune 500 companies. In addition, she has held management positions with event planning and large nonprofit organizations in the NYC area. As an educator, she served on faculties at the University of Northern Iowa and Dean College, and has lectured throughout the United States as a clinician.
Jeanne has fully transitioned to the business world, bringing a dynamic blend of business acumen and experience, humor, sensitivity, and energy to her work. For the past 15 years she has motivated clients to realize their full potential. Over the course of her career, Jeanne has coached literally thousands of executives on their public speaking skills, executive presence, and relationship-management techniques. Her clients are in a myriad of industries, including finance, law, health care, pharmaceuticals, technology, and professional services. Jeanne facilitates large seminars, small group workshops, and private coaching sessions at some of the world’s leading companies.
Jeanne and her husband, Rev. Terrence O’Brien, live just outside New York City with their teenage daughter. In addition to her corporate consulting, she is an active leader in her husband’s congregation, focusing on music and arts events, as well as educational and cultural programming for youth and adults, alike.