Vernice Jones, CPCC, PCC

Based in: Washington, DC

Language: English



Tel: +1-571-354-0781

Background and Experience

Vernice creates in-person and virtual leadership development programs and solutions that connect organizations and drive results. She has extensive experience working with C-Suite executives, other corporate leaders of global Fortune 500 companies, and large nonprofits. Vernice provides comprehensive leadership assessments, executive coaching and experiential workshops for clients in the US, Europe and Asia. Her experience includes conducting more than 500 leadership assessments and debriefs, enabling clients to leverage their leadership strengths and optimize their impact.

Venice is known for bringing forward a client’s brilliance, insights and real world experience for leadership transformation. Her passion for leadership development extends beyond corporate engagements. Vernice contributes her time to community development projects, including camps for girls in South Carolina, an English language program for Chinese seniors, and a program for elders of a church with locations in South Africa, Zambia and Nigeria. 

Highlights of Professional Experience

•  Founder and Principal, The Leadership Compass Organization

•  Consulting and executive development clients: The United Nations, Cargill, Nielsen, The Chicago Tribune, Newsday, United Technologies, Sikorsky Aircraft, Mitre, TASC and Girl Scouts of the USA

•  Designer and Instructor/Trainer, Duke University, Leadership Academy, North Carolina, Shanghai and Beijing

•  Learning Circle Advisor, Georgetown University’s International Executive Certificate in the Leadership Coaching Program

Areas of Expertise

• Leadership assessment and debriefs

• Design and delivery of experiential leadership development programs

• C-Suite executive coaching in Fortune 500 companies

• Design and delivery of virtual and in-person leadership development programs for global clientele, in the Middle East and Asia

Education & Accreditations

• International Coach Federation, Advanced Professional Certified Coach, PCC  

• The Coaches Training Institute, Co-Active® Coach Certification, CPCC (2012)

• The Coaches Training Institute, Leadership Program Graduate (2012)

• Organization & Relationship Systems Coaching, Certification (2014) 

• The Leadership Circle® 360 Leadership and Culture Assessments, Certified Facilitator (2010)

• The Center for the Application of Psychological Type, Myers Briggs Type Indicator®, Certified (2014)

• University of Maryland, Master’s Degree in Finance (1996)

• University of Maryland, Master’s Degree in Business Administration (1996)

• University of Maryland, Bachelor's Degree in Economics (1990)