Meet Our Consulting Team

Michelle Jones-Johnson


Michelle Jones-Johnson is a seasoned executive who has held senior level positions in both public and private organizations.  Her desire to inspire others to develop and excel to their greatest potential has remained the key focus of her 20+ year career.  She has lead human resource teams in both public and private organizations within a variety of industries including healthcare and higher education.  Currently, Michelle serves as the Vice-President for Talent Development and Chief Diversity Officer at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.  In addition to her extensive professional career, Michelle also provides leadership coaching and organizational consulting services to corporate, non-profit and educational institutions.

She has earned a Master’s in Business Administration from Syracuse University, a Masters in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from The University of Michigan. Michelle holds certifications as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP).  She is a certified coach through the Og Mandino Leadership Institute and a certified assessment facilitator through the Center for Creative Leadership in North Carolina.

Currently based in the New England area, Michelle remains committed to serving her community and serves on several local boards including The Hanover Theatre and The Reliant Medical Foundation.  Her previous board experiences include The Greene County Violence Prevention Center, the Women’s Board of the Children’s Medical Center of Dayton and the Dayton Opera Association.  She also served as President of The Opera Guild of Dayton.  Prior to relocating to the Greater Boston area, Michelle served as Vice-President of The Dayton Chapter of Links, Inc. (part of an international, not-for-profit corporation consisting of 12,000 professional women of color) and has now joined the Boston Chapter of The Links Incorporated.  She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.


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