Jay W. Vogt is an organizational and human development consultant with over thirty years of experience working with government, nonprofit organizations, corporations, and small businesses. He 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. Recent clients include corporations such as Clarks Americas and NSTAR, small businesses such as Stonyfield Farm and Applegate Farms, state agencies such as the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, colleges such as Harvard University and Bunker Hill Community College, national trade associations such as the Organic Trade Association and the Social Venture Network, and nonprofit organizations such as the Massachusetts Horticultural Society and the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

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.