Performance Development Plus, L.L.C. will put together a team of experts to meet your organization's unique needs. In addition to our regular staff, we also has access to a network of subject matter experts who consult in a variety of fields. Our work is not done from "boiler plate" programs. We carefully determine your needs, form a team, and design targeted interventions to bring about the performance you seek.
Our President and cofounder, Jack Vincent, has over forty year's experience in various professional and technical positions, managing such diverse functions as Community Development, Customer Services, and Safety & Technical Skills Training. Mr. Vincent's Community Development and Economic Development experience includes: conducting community economic development assessments; facilitating community strategic planning; creating marketing material for communities and regions; facilitating brownfields identification and redevelopment; creating and implementing targeted marketing programs; conducting national and international business recruitment; and developing and delivering leadership training. Mr. Vincent also authored two chapters in An Introduction To Community Development, the text used in Community Development Institutes throughout the United States. He has led consulting interventions for numerous small businesses and performed economic development work in Arkansas, Illinois, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Ukrainian communities.
Mr. Vincent received his B.A. (Government) from Southeastern Louisiana University, and a Master's degree in Education (Adult Learning and Development) from the University of New Orleans. He continued his education at the University of New Orleans completing all work on his doctoral degree except for his dissertation. His advanced studies involve the transfer of training into performance using specific and timely feedback. In addition to his contributions to the community development handbook, Mr. Vincent has published several articles in national periodicals and authored numerous monographs. He is currently working on a Veteran to Veteran Ministry Project.
JoAnn G. Vincent, CEO of Performance Development Plus, is an experienced educator and activist. She holds a Bachelors of Education Degree from Southeastern Louisiana University where she graduated magna cum laude. A public school teacher with twenty-four years experience, Ms. Vincent has received numerous grants and awards including an Excellence in Education award from The Chamber/New Orleans and The River Region. She was also one of seventy-five women receiving Spirit of Betty Crocker Awards from General Mills, Inc. for the 75th Anniversary of Betty Crocker. In 1998, Ms. Vincent was selected to participate in a videotape production that will be used by Louisiana to train and recruit new teachers. She has also published articles in national magazines describing community service projects implemented by her public school students.
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