Janis Sofia Glenn
Janis Glenn, M.S. is an executive coach, trainer, and organizational development consultant with over 20 years of experience in leadership training, management and performance coaching, emotional intelligence competencies, resource development, group facilitation and training in the nonprofit and public sectors. Janis is President of Pathways Coaching and Consulting, co-author of VoiceLessons, a women’s executive training program, and Management Coaching: A New Way to Work.
Janis has extensive experience in national service beginning 15 years ago as Executive Director of the Delaware Commission, continuing as Director of the Maryland Service Exchange, a volunteer corps of 70 professionals, and teaching as adjunct faculty for the National Service Leadership Institute. Janis’ tenure with Project TASC includes serving as Training and Technical Assistance Manager for 11 East Coast states, as facilitator for the National Training Officers’ Community of Practice, and as a VISTA Pre-Service Orientation trainer. As Director of the Temple University’s ‘Encore Volunteer Managers Program’, Janis leads 15 Volunteer Managers, working at 15 nonprofits, to build nonprofit capacity through volunteers.
Janis attended Bryn Mawr College, as a Katharine McBride Scholar, while raising three children and working part-time in women’s health. In 2004, She completed her Master’s in Public Policy from the University of Pennsylvania. Janis is an intense advocate for her clients, her family, and an activist for social justice. She is especially committed to helping women ‘find their voice’ in order to create a world where everyone matters. Janis served as a delegate to the 4th World Conference on Women in Beijing, China to advance women’s rights. She is a member of the International Coach Federation, International Association of Facilitators, and National Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Jackie Jordan-Davis, M.B.A. is an executive coach and trainer who is committed to serving the nonprofit and government sectors. Jackie delivers coaching and training services to help executive directors, program directors and teams improve organizational performance; increase accountability and truth telling; and develop effective peer coaching programs and communities of practice.
Between 2004-2010, Jackie was privileged to work with over 25 CEOs of community development corporations as a part of the executive coaching team for Achieving Excellence, an eighteen-month organizational development initiative created and sponsored by Neighbor Works. Jackie has also served as an executive coach for Developing Leadership in Reducing Substance Abuse, a multi-year leadership development initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and as an executive coach for administrators participating in the Boston Management Institute, a Boston Public Schools initiative funded by the Barr Foundation.
Jackie began her management career as an Executive Director for the Capital Area Volunteer Center, and for the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering. She has worked with national service programs since 1996, beginning as a contractor for United Way of America, where she delivered highly rated coaching, training, and consulting services on behalf of Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS) programs in the Pacific and Mid-Atlantic regions. She also served as an adjunct faculty member of the National Service Leadership Institute, which was a training initiative of CNCS. She is a certified coach for Excellence in a Box—a performance improvement system designed to help mission-driven organizations achieve meaningful change—and continues to offer executive coaching and training services to nonprofit organizations and government agencies across the United States.
Jackie is the owner of Workplace Coaches LLC, and has recently launched a new coaching practice called Accelerate Performance. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Texas State University, and she graduated with High Honors from The University of Texas at Austin with an undergraduate degree in Communications.