Leadership Mastery for Social Evolution
Accelerate Change works with nonprofit organizations, social entrepreneurs, and foundation executives to create the future they want to embody for themselves, their organization, and their community. We combine a variety of leadership practices – including innovative program design, crowdsourcing, data collection, and systems-level approaches – to support mission achievement, improve reputation and credibility, and strengthen financial sustainability.
Do you have a big vision?
Are you a change maker?
We live in an uncertain world. While change is expected, it does not have to be chaotic and uncontrolled. As your leadership guide and thought partner, we will stand by your side to assist you and your stakeholders to dream big and realize your vision.
Let us take you through our step-by-step process to bring your values and vision to life in a way that is clear and executable.
Meet Lucinda Perry Jones, Ed.D.
Contrary to popular myth, Lucinda believes that curious cats live long, interesting lives.
Lucinda delights in sharing her breadth of experience and collaborating with change makers who are incurably curious. A versatile and adaptable leader, Lucinda has held positions in the nonprofit, government, and corporate sectors where she specialized in leading teams engaged in program management, policy and advocacy, and philanthropy.
As a recognized nonprofit thought leader, Lucinda has been interviewed by KTVI, KMOV, KSDK, KETC, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, FEAST Magazine, and Leading Up for Women. She has also been a guest speaker on several radio spotlights and podcasts. She frequently presents at conferences and workshops on a range of leadership and public health topics.
Lucinda holds a Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership from the University of Massachusetts Global. Her research examines how nonprofit human service CEOs lead as influencers to attain organizational impact. She earned a Master of Public Administration from Saint Louis University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Performance from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Areas Of Expertise
- Strategic Planning
- Change Management
- Organizational Capacity Building
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