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About Dr. Bonds

Melissa Bonds, PhD serves as the primary consultant of JMJ Consulting. She has an extensive background in planning and managing cross-functional educational operations and multi-function projects. She is an analytical and a conceptual thinker who effectively partners with senior managers, organizational leaders as well as individuals to assess opportunities, facilitate strategic decisions, and drive successful implementations of new structures as well as new learning.

Melissa is an effective communicator with excellent planning, organizational, and negotiation strengths as well as the ability to lead, reach consensus, establish goals to attain results. She strategically asks and engages group or individual learners to want to make an impact for personal growth and development. She is particularly skilled at group facilitation and enjoys mentoring and coaching individuals with diverging ideas and opinions. 

Dr. Bonds has facilitated a broad array of professional learning sessions in the field of education, data management, mentoring and coaching. These professional learning opportunities include but not limited to: 

​The Field of Education:

·         Interpretation of New Educator Data 

·         Sustaining School Culture: Supporting your Student Teachers and New Teachers, Leaders

·         Professional Learning Curriculum for Mentors

·         Beyond Classroom Management

·         Instructional Leadership


Organizational Development​​​​​

·         Change Management

·         Team Building and Acceleration

·         Facilitating Leadership Team retreats


Individual Growth and Development​​​​​

·         Staying Focused on Your Goals 

·         Developing Goals that Count 

·         Intentional Success

·         It’s All About Focus

As the primary consultant of JMJ Consulting, LLC, Melissa has created a number of note taking guides and goal setting tools to assist individuals and businesses. She holds a Doctorate in Philosophy from Cardinal Stritch University in Glendale, Wisconsin. 

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"The only thing stopping me from doing what I want , is me"


  - Ni-Ida Cotter

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