Carolyn D. Jones | PRESIDENT & CEO
Carolyn Jones has more than 30 years of experience in career development as an expert in professional development coaching, team building strategies, human capital management, talent acquisition, leadership and resource development. She served as a professional coach, team- building consultant, a senior administrator for comprehensive university career development and student services centers, offices and departments.
She also has an extensive professional background in higher education administration as Assistant Dean, Executive Director and Director including strategic and operational planning, fiscal management, building university partnerships, curriculum development, program and course development, experiential education, career placement, job search strategies, outcomes assessment, marketing and fund raising.
Carolyn has a Bachelors degree in Education and a Masters in Educational Psychology. She also has Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Certification, MBTI Team Building Certification, National Career Development Facilitator Training Certification and New York State Teacher Certification. In addition, she has served as a member and held national and local positions on the executive board of professional associations and community boards, e.g. Northern New Jersey United Way, Programs for Parents and The American Red Cross and was National Chair of the African American Knowledge Community of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.
She is currently a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), the National Career Development Association (NCDA), the Florida Counseling Association (FCA), the Florida Career Development Association (FCDA), the National Career Development Association (NCDA) and the Association for Psychological Type International (APTI). She also is Chair of the NCDA Ethics Committee and a member of the NCDA Awards Committee. Additionally, she is the President of the FCDA , and among receiving numerous awards and certificates, the most notable the the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Professional Excellence.
Robert Jones | EXECUTIVE VP & COO
Robert Jones has more than 45 years of experience in business administration and financial management, customer service, systems analysis, logistics, and sales and marketing. He spent 35 years in the corporate world at a top Fortune 50 Corporation in Divisions (Manufacturing, Distribution, Sales) that touched on all aspects of business operations. Additionally, he spent 11 years at a major University in New Jersey managing the business and financial affairs in the Facilities Division (the largest Division on campus).
Robert has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and is well experienced in personnel matters to compliment the strategic plan for CDJ Consulting. He has a wide range of in-depth experience in supervision and management involving personnel development. His passion for the team approach to successful outcomes resulted in him taking this approach in the various management roles that he has held.
His skills were enhanced using a continuous improvement model involving advanced supervisory training, management development courses and seminars, Face-to-Face Selling Techniques by Kepner-Tregoe, Dale Carnegie’s Art of Negotiating seminar, Diversity Training, Laws of Teamwork and Leadership seminar by John Maxwell, etc. This welcomed and desirous development was part of the overall “people investment” philosophy of his previous employer, Eastman Kodak Company, as all professional and management staff were required to be involved in a minimum of 20 hours of self improvement training annually.
Robert believes in the participative management style that encourages teamwork and collaborative problem resolution. He has a notable reputation for high integrity, credibility, honesty, dependability, loyalty, and hard work.
Dayna Jones |
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