Kevin W. Jones: Author, Coach, Speaker & LGBTQ Advocate
I nurture every relationship with passion and curiosity so that together we can support positive change in the world around us.
Authentic Leadership is Consilium Coaching
I help the LGBTQ community and their allies bring their full selves to work every day, as they lead the next generation with powerful examples of authentic leadership.
Coach, Author, Speaker, Business Leader and LGBTQ Advocate
Kevin has a Bachelor’s Degree from Baylor University and a Master’s Degree from the Université de Strasbourg. He is an International Coaching Federation (ICF) Certified Coach and holds the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential. He is certified in the Leadership Circle Profile and in TRACOM Social Styles.
“Moving up the career ladder in corporate America is tough enough. The LGBTQ community faces added barriers on the way up. However you identify, you deserve to navigate these complexities as your authentic self.”
When Kevin retired from Ernst & Young in early 2023, he founded Consilium Coaching, which provides leadership coaching for members of the LGBTQ community and their allies.
New to Coaching
Our coaching program provides a supportive starting point for individuals looking for leadership guidence. With an introductory call and six one-on-one sessions, our program offers the opportunity to work with a mentor and make significant strides towards growth and success, either in-person or virtually.
With over twenty years of public-speaking experience both inside and outside large organizations, it fires me up to engage with individuals and groups on topics that matter to us. To the right here, you’ll see topics I’m passionate about. Reach out to me and let’s discuss your organization’s passions.
Five Main Advancement Barriers for LGBTQ+ Employees
With numerous barriers to advancement that vary based on industry, geographical region, and organizational cultures and sub-cultures, I distill the five most common roadblocks that members of the LGBTQ+ community face on their way up the corporate ladder.
Opening the Corporate Closet
I am passionate about my first book, “Opening the Corporate Closet.” I customize talks about this book based on the particular needs and areas of interest for my clients.
From Cradle to Grave: Eliminating LGBTQ+ Stigma in All
This is an interactive conversation that works well with groups of twenty or fewer. Together, we explore the actions we can take to address the stigma of being LGBTQ+ in our respective communities, and develop game plans for doing so.