Jennifer L. Yount

Lecturer, Sonoma MBA & Sonoma Executive MBA

Jennifer L. Yount

  • Barry University - M.B.A.
  • U.S. Coast Guard Academy - B.S. in Marine Science

Professional Certifications:

  • International Coach Federation Professional Certified Coach (PCC)
  • Credentialed Coaches Training Institute Co-Active Leadership program
  • Coaches Training Institute Certified Co-Active Professional Coach (CPCC)
  • Accreditation Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Certified Practitioner
Academic Interests
  • Leadership Development
  • Strategic Planning

Jennifer is the founder and sole proprietor of a Leadership Coaching, Consulting, and Training business, Deep Blue Consultancy.  She is a credentialed Professional Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation and an accredited Professional Co-Active Coach through the Coaches Training Institute with over 1,500 coaching hours.  She is also a Faculty member with the American Management Association® delivering content in Managerial Coaching and Strategy Thinking, Development, and Execution.  Finally, she is an Adjunct Professor teaching executive and graduate leadership content in the School of Business and Economics at Sonoma State University. 

Her energy and confidence are founded in over 37 years as an accomplished leader in the U.S. Coast Guard, higher education, and sole proprietorship with a demonstrated ability to manage departments and organizations and deliver exceptional and on-time results.  She has over 16 years of higher education experience, as a faculty member and administrator emphasizing leadership development, business administration, and human resources.  Before entering higher education, she had a successful background in strategic planning and achieving results with over 20 years of service in the U.S. Coast Guard, culminating in her assignment as ship’s Commanding Officer. 

Selected Publications & Presentations

Jennifer is working with a publisher as she completes her final chapters of Swimming with the Sharks:  The Evolution of Leading with Passion and Heart.​