Our Leadership

Potential Unleashed Consulting is comprised of top-tier professionals dedicated to your success

Jahmad Canley

CEO

Jahmad Canley has an endless dedication to empowerment and education for all people. He is internationally known as a top-level culture transformation consultant, peak performance coach, author, and masterful storyteller.

Jahmad focuses on helping people and organizations accomplish their goals and fulfill their potential in their personal, professional, and organizational lives.

His passion for helping others unleash their potential has provided him the privilege of working with top organizations such as Microsoft, Amazon, Western Union, USA Swimming and many more.

Noah Prince

Team Member

Noah Prince is a top-tier recognized talent at helping business and organizational leaders consider culture, relationships, and personal growth with a focus on employee equity. His approach of being down-to-earth, people-centered and engaging continues to have a huge impact on every audience he works with.

Noah has 15+ years of experience as a leader in equity, inclusion, and leadership development work. Noah is honored to serve as a consultant with Potential Unleashed Consulting and it’s diverse clientele.

Tiffany Locker

Team Member

Gina Mahfood

Team Member

As the Senior Design and Sales Consultant, Gina brings a talent and drive to provide superior sales assistance and design leadership within Potential Unleashed. Gina has been working in educational environments for 15 years, with specialized experience in learning and educational development, and industrial and organizational improvements.

Gina earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Washington and Jefferson College in 2003 and earned a Master of Science degree in Psychology with an Industrial and Organizational Psychology emphasis from Grand Canyon University, and remains a member of the Psi Chi International Honor Society. Gina recognizes the value of organizational development and alignment and its importance in helping organizations accomplish their goals and dreams!

Mike Seifert

Team Member

Mike has not only been an expert and leader in the marketing and media industry for decades, but he’s also is a veteran in education. A background in brand development and marketing allows Mike to provide a wider view as he works with leaders in the fields of corporate leadership, generational communication and education.

Mike specializes in helping leaders tap into the potential of large teams. His professional experience, matched with his desire to help bring positive change is an asset to the Potential Unleashed team.

Robert Jones Jr.

Team Member

Robert Jones Jr. is an educational practitioner and consultant. Robert’s work has provided him the awesome opportunity to collaborate and work with organizations, churches, school districts, universities, and sports teams; helping them to develop a champion-mindset to be change-agents in their respective areas of work.

Robert Jones is a respected keynote speaker and has been invited to speak to some highly-esteemed organizations. Robert conveys his enlightening and thought-provoking tactics to hundreds, each year. His perspectives on non-cognitive development, championship-mindset, leadership, and character over reputation have been conveyed to Western Washington University, Beautiful ME, Highline School District, Tacoma School District, Everest College-Graduation and Merle Palmer Scholarship.

Matthew Schmoker

Team Member

Matt is humbled to be a member of the international speaking circuit, driven by his personal commitment to “Inspire Dreams, Empower Greatness” of today’s professionals and students.  As such, Matt is a highly sought-after, acclaimed speaker who has inspired over 3 million people by delivering over 4,300 keynotes and seminars to corporations, associations, high schools, colleges and universities.

With his unwavering dedication in sharing his unforgettable “YO! Your Opportunities to Be Amazing Today” message, Matt specializes in bridging the generational communication gap and creating more unified and productive teams and cultures. Matt is a recipient of the Washington Education Association’s honors as the “Best Motivator in The Northwest,” and has been recognized seven times by Beliefnet as one of the “Ten Most Inspirational Speakers” of the year.

With his infectious enthusiasm, passion for education, and unrivaled blend of expertise and proven forward-thinking strategies, Matt continues to partner with higher-education institutions and organizations, of all types and sizes, in helping gain the competitive advantage to leave an incredible legacy.

Jennifer Maraña

Team Member

Dr. Jennifer Jimenez Maraña has brought her expertise in diversity and inclusion to institutions around the country for over 15 years. Her insight and engineering of strategic initiatives have been incorporated at liberal arts colleges such as Bard College, Claremont McKenna College, and McDaniel College, and most recently into healthcare at Baltimore’s esteemed Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC).

Dr. Maraña’s leadership and training incorporate multicultural consulting, inclusivity programming and dialogue facilitation into a cohesive package, utilizing everything from focus group discussions to rigorous data analysis. Her doctoral work at Claremont Graduate University focused on the “Lived Experiences of Women of Color Chief Diversity Officers,” and completed her impressive educational background that includes a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Master’s degree in Counseling & Personnel Services from University of Maryland, College Park.

Despite this impressive repertoire, Dr. Maraña’s most proud accomplishment has been raising her three children, poignantly blessed with her oldest having spastic quadriplegia cerebral palsy. This profound experience deepens her empathy for others’ diverse lived journeys and increases her commitment to teach and train others to better connect across difference.

Ladonte King

Team Member

LaDonte has a passion for helping teams and organizations navigate change and transition process. As a distinguished coach, he provides consulting and professional development services to organizational leadership, staff, and volunteers.

Utilizing over 15 years of experience, LaDonte mentors professionals to achieve success by understanding the importance and value of discipline, solid judgment and creating successful habits. LaDonte is known for his customer care and ability to provide clients with roadmaps that help make the complex become very simple.

Joe Pace

Psychologist

Dr. Joe Pace is an internationally recognized performance psychologist, educator, speaker and author.  He presents seminars and workshops in the areas of leadership development, student retention, and personal and professional achievement. His background in teaching, psychology, and business aids him in delivering research-based information to a global audience; from corporate executives to faculty and students.

 Dr. Pace is the author of the best-selling textbook, Thought Patterns for a Successful Career®, used in over one thousand colleges and schools world-wide by over one million students.