About Us

Mary Jane (MJ) Paris, President, is the "positive energy" source and founder of Positive Impact Consulting Services, LLC and Positiv-A-Tea, LLC, a gourmet tea company in Shelton, CT.

MJ brings a broad base of experience in human resources, leadership, management, career transition coaching, recruiting and employee development. She is an Adjunct Professor in the Business Administration Department at Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport, CT and the published author of A Positive Workplace Means Business! It Just Makes Cent$!® , Positiv-A-Tea, A Special Brew of Wit & Wisdom, and was contributing author to The Gratitude Book Project: Celebrating Moms and Motherhood. She has also been named as an "Expert Author" with original "Positive Workplace" articles published on several online publications. 

MJ is a "Positive Workplace" expert and specializes in career transition coaching, motivational speaking, leadership and professional development programs.

Her common cent$ approach and practical experience combined with her dynamic presentation skills provide a solid foundation for understanding her client's needs and challenges. MJ's ability to jump start employee engagement and productivity is the needed catalyst for improving morale, reenergizing the workplace environment and improving business results.

She has been a featured on-air guest of New Haven, CT-based WTNH-TV's, Connecticut Style show, and on Chicago Talk Radio's (WVON), Urban Business Roundtable, hosted by CNN's Roland Martin, as well as, A Book & A Chat with Barry Eva, the popular blog radio program. 

MJ is a graduate of Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT with a degree and Medal of Excellence in Leadership Studies and is a recognized leader in the business and academic communities.


MJ Paris, Founder and President brings Positive Impact to your Business or Organization!

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Mary Jane captivated and engaged us with her dynamic presentation, “Diversity in the Workplace!” We not only learned the content delivered, but had many “light bulb” moments as we turned up our dimmer switch on diversity.
Karin W.