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Jeff StoneJeff Stone

What clients say about Jeff

Jeff Stone has more than 20 years of management and consulting experience focused on helping clients achieve personal, team and organizational effectiveness.  Jeff's clients span a broad range of industries and in recent years he has worked extensively in Life Sciences.  He has a real passion for helping leaders and teams navigate through periods of growth and change, and in particular, the tricky cultural transition from an entrepreneurial to more professionally managed organization.  Jeff is skilled in the areas of executive coaching, top team effectiveness, developing broad based employee engagement and results-focused strategy implementation processes.

For 7 years, prior to co-founding Potentia, Jeff was a consultant and Director of the Charter Oak Consulting Group, an organization consulting firm based in Hartford CT. Prior to this he spent 5 years as Program Manager for Outward Bound's Professional Development Program at Thompson Island in Boston, MA. Jeff spent the first 10 years of his professional career in internal Human Resource Management and Organization Development roles for two Fortune 50 corporations. At GTE he supported four operating companies in both telephone operations and products. At Johnson & Johnson, he worked in the Worldwide Headquarters and at the Orthopeadics Company.


     Helping Leaders in Fast-change Environments

     Core Competencies & Attributes

      M.S. in Organization Development, American University/National Training Laboratories (with Distinction)
      B.S. in Managerial Psychology, University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences and the Wharton School.  

Jeff has coached senior managers and worked with groups spanning all levels and functions at a wide range of organizations including: Accellent, ACMI, Acusphere, Alkermes, Applied Materials, BP Chemicals, Carrier Corporation, EPIX Pharmaceuticals, Eisai Research Institute, Geltex Pharmaceuticals, Martinair - The Americas, Rhodia Pharma Solutions, Smith & Nephew and Vertex Pharmaceuticals.

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