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Make Your Team Exceptional

Principle consultant Jessica Prater is a 5th generation business owner trained in organizational psychology. She spent the first decade of her career in a global Fortune 500 company, and brings world-class talent development to small and mid-sized businesses.  She partners with business owners and managers to build fantastic teams.

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What People Are Saying

In 2017 the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce contracted with J Prater Consulting  to conduct a needs analysis and initial business case for a new program that would benefit our members.  Jessica Prater was a delight to work with.  She was detailed, thorough,  and kept us on track with her timeline.  We were also pleased with her research and information gathering skills as well as her presentation of findings.  I would highly recommend working with Jessica Prater and her team. While the results of the final recommendations led us in a different direction, we were very pleased with the process and it was well worth the financial investment.

Beth Duffield, Vice President of Workforce Development, Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce 

Jessica really knows her stuff and was such a huge help and encouragement to me in building my job search strategy and updating my resume. I really appreciated the insight from the skills test she provided and the way she interpreted and utilized the results to help me fine-tune my approach. Her skills and services have proved very valuable to me, and I would recommend J Prater Consulting to anyone like me, who is looking for a change in career and doesn’t know where to begin!

K. Harvey, Attorney

Our team thoroughly enjoyed working with Jessica on a number of HR-related projects. She quickly and seamlessly plugged into our community and made a signficant positive impact during her time here. We were blessed to have access to Jessica's HR expertise. 

Matt Tiller, President, Middle Tennessee Christian School



Jessica Prater is the Chief Everything Officer of J Prater Consulting. She brings her unique blend of corporate experience, academic passion, and vibrant personality to every project. 

In Her Own Words: 

My work is built on the concept that everyone brings their own talents and motivation to work. A business will succeed only if it builds the skill set of the individuals who carry out the goals of the organization daily. I hold a Master of Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University with an emphasis in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. My academic experience is paired with a strong corporate background, which translates into a firm research base that is made practical and understandable for a wide range of audiences. Participants in my classes have ranged from corporate executives to entry-level employees in manufacturing facilities and curriculum is built to translate well across groups. 


With each project, I bring a fresh perspective and enthusiasm for learning. I hope to be of service for you and your team for all of your talent development needs.



Interactive classes and workshops to get your team talking

Your TD Department

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A "basement up"onsite review of your training programs and processes

Organizational Development

Customized solutions for organizations facing growth or change