The Center for Healthy Nonprofits will be holding a monthly gathering of nonprofit marketing and communications professionals to share resources and interact with experts and each other in order to learn and grow. Meetings will be held once a month from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

If you are interested in joining this on-going group, contact Paula Van Ness at to obtain more information and the registration code.

July’s session will have a guest presentation provided by Arthur Jones. The goal of this session is to unpack story to illustrate how story helps us to:

  • LISTEN – Nurture our emotional intelligence
  • BUILD – Collaborate & co-create with colleagues, prospective customers, and customers
  • DOING – Create a culture where values and worldview are articulated in the stories

About Our Presenter:

Arthur “Art” Jones is a veteran executive with business experience spanning three decades. He has worked at Fortune 100 Corporations, Startups and as the founder of technology consulting and business coaching companies. 

Early in Art’s career, while working at Xerox Corporation, he was part of the Advanced Systems Group and responsible for bringing technologies developed at the renowned Xerox – Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) to market. 

The scientist at PARC made landmark contributions to how we communicate. As a result, every company Art’s worked with or founded has developed and delivered products and professional services designed to help people communicate more effectively and efficiently.

Today, Art is the Chief Story Architect at The Art of Standing Out LLC.  This includes the Story Lab, which focuses on creating insightful and compelling business stories, and the 4R Growth Academy providing on-site and virtual workshops and group training. The sole mission of all of Art’s business endeavors is to help people and businesses optimize how, why, where, and what they communicate.