About Lucinda

Meet Lucinda Perry Jones, Ed.D., an accomplished consultant passionate about igniting curiosity and fostering change.

Lucinda Perry Jones, Ed.D.

Contrary to popular myth, Lucinda believes that curious cats live long, interesting lives.

Lucinda’s consultancy journey is rooted in her belief that curiosity fuels innovation and organizational longevity. She thrives on collaborating with forward-thinking changemakers, leveraging her extensive experience across nonprofit, government, and corporate sectors to deliver impactful solutions.

As a dynamic leader, Lucinda guides clients through leadership development, strategic planning and execution, and transformational change. Her adaptable approach and versatile skill set have empowered teams to navigate complex challenges and achieve tangible results.

Recognized as a nonprofit sector thought leader, Lucinda has been featured in leading media outlets, including KTVI, KMOV, KSDK, KETC, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, FEAST Magazine, and Leading Up for Women. She also shares her expertise as a sought-after guest speaker on radio shows, podcasts, and conference presentations and workshops.

Lucinda holds a Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership from the University of Massachusetts Global. Her research focuses on how nonprofit leaders exercise influence to motivate team members and stakeholders to drive organizational impact. She earned a Master of Public Administration from Saint Louis University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

  • Leadership Development
  • Strategic Planning and Execution
  • Transformational Change

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