Jay W Vogt is an organizational development consultant with a core competency in facilitation and a specialty in facilitating large groups.  He has over thirty-five years of experience working with entrepreneurial nonprofits and mission-driven businesses.

Jay founded Peoplesworth, a private practice in consulting, training, and counseling, in 1982. He holds a master’s degree in counseling from Antioch/New England and a B.A. from Hampshire College.  He lives now in Concord, Massachusetts, and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

Jay is an accomplished facilitator, mediator, trainer, management consultant and coach. He is a master at facilitating large groups, having led hundreds of events averaging one hundred or more participants.

Jay’s TEDx talk on The Art of Facilitation – Changing the Way the World Meets – has received nearly 50,000 views.

Jay is a published author of many books and articles.

In 2014, Jay co-founded EssentialWorth with partner Judy Ozbun to help nonprofits better achieve their missions by using effective, engaging, and affordable online technologies.