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jon was educated and formed in the Jesuit tradition -- renowned for coupling critical thinking and decisive action -- and lived as a Jesuit for eight years. He attended Loyola University in New Orleans and earned degrees in psychology and philosophy from the Jesuit liberal arts college, Spring Hill, in Mobile, Alabama. His early career experience began in secondary education, marketing and fundraising. jon held professional positions with Southern Methodist University, Mercantile National Bank of Dallas, Communispond, Inc., and American Airlines. Through each of these roles, jon began developing his extensive repertoire in leadership development and organizational effectiveness. jon founded jmspartners, in Dallas, Texas, in 1988. Since then, he has influenced scores of leaders from well-known national and global organizations like American Express, McKesson, Wolters Kluwer Health, Honeywell, PETCO, Hewlett-Packard, TGI Friday’s, and Alstom Transport.

Stefanie is an experienced business psychologist and consultant. Prior to joining jmspartners, Stefanie’s corporate career included a decade of employment with the human resources consulting firm, Drake Beam Morin, Inc., where she held several positions, including Managing Director of the Phoenix operation and Senior Vice President for Professional Development and Staff Psychologist, based in Dallas. Earlier in her career, Stefanie worked as a human resources staff psychologist with 7-Eleven, Inc., and with a major bank, both headquartered in Dallas. A native of New Orleans, Stefanie holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in psychology from Tulane University, as well as a B.A. in philosophy from the Jesuit liberal arts college, Spring Hill, in Mobile, Alabama. Stefanie maintains a license in psychology in Texas and is a member of the American Psychological Association and of the Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology.