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Elisa Janson Jones, BM, MBA

Owner • Sovereign Strategic a division of Sovereign Business Consulting, LLC

Executive Director • International Music Education Summit

Author• ProfessionalMusicEducator.com

Producer • Music Ed Mentor Podcast

Educator • Holy Family Catholic School

Musical Director• The Grand Junction Centennial Band 

Elisa Janson Jones : Strategic consultant, entrepreneur, published author, podcaster, web developer, and director who specializes in

• Taking in-person conferences into the online space

• Helping organizations of all sizes create customized solutions using a strategic approach

• Working with nonprofits to develop mission-driven strategies that ensure sustainable and smart growth

• Creative, affordable, and effective solutions for your organization

She currently serves her community as the conductor of her local volunteer concert band. She has been consulting a wide variety of organizations for the last several years, and has a substantial portfolio of work.


Elisa is an in-demand public speaker, and was a top presenter at the NAfME National Conference in 2017 and will be presenting at state conferences in 2018. She is the founder of the International Music Education Summit and the author of The Music Educator’s Guide to Thrive, the Band Booster Manual, and co-author of Best Practices for Music Educators.