Janet Edmunson

Janet’s presentations and workshops are a wonderful composite of experience, research and practical application that touches and transforms organizations and individuals. Her passion is to share the concepts of positive psychology and unconscious bias to create and inspire high performing workplaces and individuals. Participants in her programs rave about her authentic and engaging style as well as the practical tips they learn.
As a national presenter and President of JME Insights, she’s been providing keynotes, trainings and consulting to associations and industries of all types since 2007. She’s consulted and trained leadership teams, healthcare professionals and employees in engineering, service, higher education and manufacturing, to name a few.
Janet’s 30 years of leadership experience includes being a manager in a Fortune 50 company (Georgia-Pacific Corporation) and a Director in a leading health insurance organization (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts) along with work in small to mid-sized businesses, non-profit organizations as well as a consulting firm.
While still working full-time, Janet took care of her husband, Charles, during the five years he fought an atypical Parkinsonian disorder. She authored a book, Finding Meaning with Charles, about their experience of trying to stay positive amidst the phenomenal challenges.
Janet’s leadership experience has been punctuated by her work on various non-profit Boards, including past Chair of the Board of Directors for The Foundation for PSP | CBD and Related Brain Diseases where she served as their national Chair for nearly five years. She is currently on the Board of Trustees for the Employee Ownership Foundation. Janet has a Master of Education degree from Georgia State University and is a member of the prestigious National Speakers Association.