Meet the Team
Since 2004, we’ve been coaching at both public and private companies in the U.S. and around the world. We have coached in every industry, at every level, and in every situation imaginable - with a couple that would challenge the imagination! The common threads between us are the quality and consistency of our coaching, our practice of always meeting the client where they are, and our ability to create an encouraging culture which you will enjoy.
John M. Vautier | Founder, President & Coach
John founded Vautier Communications in 2004. Prior to that John worked for Communispond, Inc. as an Account Executive, Executive Coach, and Vice President of Sales from 1985 through 2003. John has coached groups and individual executives from a wide variety of industries. His clients include Ford, General Motors, Bosch, BASF, Whirlpool, Molex, Motorola, DTE Energy, EQT Corporation, Cintas, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Walgreens, Holcim, Mesirow Financial, Beam Global Wines and Spirits, NASA, McDonald’s and UTI. In addition to U.S. based companies and multinationals, John has worked with clients in Canada, Mexico, the U.K., Denmark, Singapore, China, Germany and Bahrain.
His wide range of experiences has enabled him to work successfully at all levels within corporate, government and academic settings, from CEO to new hires. Specific instructional areas of expertise include executive presence, platform presentations, media/crisis communication skills, business writing skills, performance coaching strategies, and sales skills. John has also been a featured speaker for the Loss Prevention Foundation, National Retail Federation and Investment Management Consultants Association.
John has a M.A. from Bowling Green State University and B.A. from Buena Vista University. He lives with his wife Kit and family in Arlington Heights, IL.
John J. Vautier | Vice President and Coach
John joined the company in September of 2011 after 15 months with Whirlpool Corporation. In that role, John worked on the National Account Team. He sold and trained on Whirlpool’s umbrella of products across the appliance industry. He was responsible for a Sales Territory and managed both the training and ‘Big Box Store’ relationships of 40 National Accounts. Johns’ territory ranked in the Top 10%.
Over the last eight years, John has coached over 900 days as he works towards his ’10,000 Hours of Coaching’ as Malcolm Gladwell describes master competency in his book Outliers. His clients come from a wide span including Healthcare/Pharma, Manufacturing, Automotive, Financial Services, Insurance, Consumer Goods, Business Services, Technology and Utilities.
Key accomplishments include coaching the:
Global Sales Leaders on the Global Management Team at Molex Corporation
‘FMR’ Group (Finance Management Rotation) at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Field Sales Team at Whirlpool Corporation in preparation for National Sales Conference
CEO’s from various industries represented by Wind Point Partners, a major Venture Capital firm in Chicago
V.P. of H.R. of The Chamberlain Group; President of the Investment Management Consultants Association; V.P. of Sales at GATX
Two Sr. VP’s and GM’s at Orion Engineered Carbons in US and Germany
Regional Sales, Manufacturing & Marketing Managers for Hollister, Inc. in Denmark and Ireland
Published in January of 2013, John co-authored, Speak As Well As You Think: An Executive’s Guide to Excellence in Public Speaking. His most recent book, Mastering Executive Presence, was published in November of 2018 and co-authored with his twin sister Jennifer Vautier.
John has a B.S. from Illinois State University in Marketing and Sales and resides in the Chicago neighborhood of Lakeview.
Jennifer Vautier | Vice President and Coach
Jenn joined the company in July of 2013 after leaving the Education field where she taught Social Science classes at the high school level and coached girls swimming. She was also responsible for all State Testing for all levels at Buffalo Grove High School including, but not limited to, ACTs, SATs, and Advanced Placement.
Since then, Jenn has coached over 300 days as she works towards her ‘10,000 Hours of Coaching’ as Malcolm Gladwell describes master competency in his book Outliers. Her clients come from a wide span of fields including Biotechnology, Education, Healthcare, Software, Construction, Manufacturing, Automotive, Financial Services, Consumer goods, Technology and more.
She has opened the Southern California market and continues to sell and coach all clients in her role with a focus on the West Coast. She continues to grow the Public Programs in Chicago, San Diego and the Bay Area.
Her key accomplishments include:
Organized and implemented the roll out of the Public Programs across the country
Coached the Leadership Development Program at Whirlpool
Coached the Sales Leadership Academy groups at Cardinal Health along with John J.
Coached Sales, Management and Financial Supervisors at Cintas
Launched the Southern California Market in May 2015
Delivered Crisis Communication Skills Coaching at BASF
Coached all Education Specialists within Pearson
Coached Ohio University MBA students
Jenn co-authored Vautier Communication’s latest book, Mastering Executive Presence, which was published in November of 2018.
She has a B.S. from Illinois State University in Social Science Education and resides in San Diego with her husband.
Jenny Dziubla | Account Executive and Coach
Jenny joined Vautier Communications in 2018. Prior to that, she spent more than 8 years in the marketing and advertising industry leading the project management and operations of giants such as Del Monte, Darden Restaurants, P&G, Kimberly-Clark, Emerson Electric, Neutrogena, eBay and PlayStation. With a passion for coaching and a deep interest in effective communication, Jenny decided to pursue a role with Vautier Communications where she could take advantage of her coaching abilities and continue to work with business professionals.
Since joining Vautier Communications, Jenny has opened the Northern California market. She sells and coaches clients across the U.S. with a focus on the Northwest. Jenny also coaches the Bay Area and Sacramento Public Presentation Skills programs.
She has a B.A. from Loras College in Finance and Management Information Systems and resides in the Bay Area.
Kit Vautier | CFO
Kit joined the company in 2007 after spending 25 years in the Accounting Department of an Independent Testing Laboratory. She manages all personnel, financials, scheduling and client billing services for the company. She and John M. are located in the Chicago suburbs.