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Dr. Jerome Offord, Jr. joins DeEtta Jones and Associates


Contact:  Jerome Offord, Jr.
Senior Associate and Managing Partner
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Dr. Jerome Offord, Jr. joins DeEtta Jones and Associates as
Senior Associate and Managing Partner


Chicago, IL, April 9 –DeEtta Jones and Associates (DJA) announced today that Dr. Jerome Offord, Jr. has joined the firm as its Senior Associate and Managing Partner. He will lead the training and consulting capacity including direct client engagement and coordination among the DJA team members.

DJA is in expansion mode, bringing on new full-time staff and consultants, and opening two new offices, in Florida and St. Louis, MO, and launching a new product line. Dr. Offord will be located and provide leadership for the full-time staff in the St. Louis office.

Dr. Offord’s unique strengths include years of experience navigating complex systems, cultivating and leveraging a broad and diverse network, and organizing groups and processes. He brings over 20 years of experience in higher education and non-profit management; with educational credentials including a PhD in Library and Information Science, with an emphasis in Managerial Leadership, from Simmons College in Boston, MA, two master’s degrees, in Library and Information Science from Catholic University of America and Student Affairs in Higher Education from Colorado State University respectively and, a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Lincoln University in Jefferson City, MO.

“I am so excited about Jerome joining the DJA team. Jerome and I have worked together over many years so I know his skill set. He is second to none in his strategic perspective, commitment to high-touch and high-quality experiences for our clients, and trustworthiness. I cannot imagine a better executive-level partner,” says DeEtta Jones.  DeEtta Jones and Associates, a minority and woman-owned business founded in 2005, provides education and strategy guidance in the areas of equity, diversity and inclusion, leadership and management development, and organizational culture. Client industries include K-12 and higher education, government agencies, not-for-profit organizations and corporations. Consultants and facilitators have a deep understanding and wealth of experience in their fields including interculturalism, higher education, libraries, k-12, human resources, organizational development, instructional design, adult education, innovation and creativity, project management and management strategy.

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DeEtta Jones

DeEtta Jones is an invited speaker, equity, diversity and inclusion strategy consultant and author with more than twenty years of experience working with people from around the world to on personal effectiveness and building workforce capacity.

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