Jared Dickinson

Founder and CEO

Jared’s professional passion is in providing opportunities that empower individuals to apply effective communication, make a change, and ultimately be more successful in their personal and professional lives.

Dedicated to positive social change and working with young adults, he volunteers and provides services to Year Up, an organization that provides professional mentoring, education and employment to at-risk teens.

Jared has more than a decade of experience in leading and managing successful sales and operations teams within the technology industry.

Before starting JDCS, he was with Robert Half International, the largest specialized staffing firm in the world, as a division director of their IT consulting services group. His career took him to Japan and Italy, where he became fluent in both languages.

 

Jared holds a Bachelor's Degree in History and Italian Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He also studied for two years at the University of Trento (Università degli Studi di Trento) in Italy.
 

JD Communication Strategies

Based in Oakland, California,
JD Communication Strategies specializes in providing customized, hands-on coaching and programs for public speaking, technical and sales presentation, conflict resolution, dynamic business communication, employee and leadership development, time management and project management.

Meet The Team

Jared Dickinson

Founder and CEO

Key Training Areas:
Executive & Leadership Training,

Public Relations & Media, Presentation Skills,

The Art of Productive Conflict.

Uli Billington

Business Manager

Leading JDCS's operations and marketing strategy. Ensuring productivity and efficiency including implementing business strategies.

MEET OUR BUSINESS COACHES
 

Our trainers each bring an in-depth experience in facilitating and coaching managers, executives and their direct reports.  We come from a vast horizon of business and coaching experience and specialize in helping drive real business results.

 

 

Peter Rosselli

Key Training Areas:

Executive & Leadership Coaching,

Spokesperson Training, Public Relations & Media, Presentation Skills, The Art of Productive Conflict.

Peter has been an innovator in Business Communications for over 25 years. As a course designer and coach he has worked directly with over 15,000 individuals, and conducted hundreds of skills development programs. Previously, Peter co-founded Core Communications LLC, specializing in Diversity training.

He developed the curricula for Decker Communications Inc., managing programs in Presentation Skills, Press and Media, Message Development, Conflict, and Customer Service. He has guest lectured at Stanford University, UC Berkeley, IEEE, and the National Technological University.

Orna Drawas

Key Training Areas:

Marketing and Strategic Planning, Management and Communication Coaching, Attaining Peak Performance & Personal Productivity, Turning Managers into Leaders, Influencing & Exceeding with others, Managing Change, Persuasive Presentations.

Orna is a speaker, trainer and coach focused on achieving priority goals and helping business professionals attain measurable results on a daily basis. With over 25 years of corporate sales, marketing and strategic planning experience, Orna brings her unique perspective to the immediate needs of professionals facing management and communication challenges daily. Orna’s recently published book: “Perform Like A Rockstar and Still Have Time for Lunch” was an Amazon.com Top 10 Book for Business Success and was promoted on a billboard in New York’s Times Square in 2014. Orna has an MBA in Marketing & Finance from Northeastern University and a BS in Communication from Boston University. Orna is an active volunteer with Dress for Success, was recognized as a Make-A-Wish Champion in 2015 and received the Rising Star Award from the National Association of Women Business Owners in 2013.

Jim Delia

Key Training Areas:

Time Management, New & Advancing Leader Training, Managing Change, Intercultural  Communication, Value-Added Feedback, Goal Setting and Performance Review.

Jim has more than 20 years of hands-on experience helping companies, government organizations, and non-profit agencies plan and implement strategic, organizational and personal changes. Jim is a versatile, creative and flexible organization development consultant and human resources professional who guides leaders, teams, and individuals to improve performance and achieve better results. Jim uses a variety of approaches, techniques and assessment tools, including the Strength Deployment Inventory® and Myers Briggs Type Indicator®. He is also a faculty member of the Graduate School USA, the continuing education provider for the federal government.

Berry Flicker

Key Training Areas:

Project Management, Negotiation, Team Based Problem Solving, Meeting Management, Collaboration & Influence, Virtual Teams: Working Together Apart.

Berry specializes in project management training for organizations intent on keeping pace with the rapid transformations of the global economy. He has authored numerous texts and his work helps free people from the limiting assumptions and counterproductive behavior blocking their success. His work has been utilized as part of the professional development curriculum of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and his Project Game has become part of one of the leading business incubation courses in the country taught at UC Berkeley.

Contact US:

JD Communication Strategies

1880 Jackson St. #308
Oakland, CA 94612

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Office: 415-857-1407
Mobile: 831-254-9222

​Email: info@jdcommunicationstrategies.com

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