Jo Anne Williams


Jo Anne brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge to the Core Catalysts team. Her experience within management consulting spans multiple industries within the publicly traded Fortune 500 companies. Her expertise includes operational efficiency and effectiveness, strategic planning, customer service, process and organizational design and development. An effective leader in CEO and COO roles Jo Anne has received numerous awards. Among these awards, in 2009 Jo Anne has was recognized as one of Midwest CEO Magazines Most Influential Women and in 2010 she was recognized as one of Kansas City’s top female executives by Ingram’s Magazine.

Jo Anne specializes in leadership development, strategic planning, executive coaching and temporary CEO, COO services for small, medium and large private and publicly held companies. She is also an Executive Business Advisor for entrepreneurs. She enjoys helping entrepreneurs accelerate personal and enterprise growth in order to achieve their goals and dreams. Jo Anne also facilitates The Excellent's Exchange Entrepreneur Roundtables. These roundtables meet as a group and then one-one with Jo Anne every other month. Contact Jo Anne for more information.


University of Central Missouri, BSBA, Computer Information Systems
Associate of Arts, Data Processing - Longview Community College



Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (3 years)
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s Top 10 Small Businesses
Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year
KC Business Journal Women Who Mean Business Award