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Who We Are

Gather Community Consulting is a boutique consulting firm serving established, profitable businesses and large enterprises. We help these businesses invest in brand communities in order to create a better, more connected world.

It is our mission to create more successful brand communities that drive real business results and create deep meaning in members' lives. 

Gather Community Consulting is lead by 15-year community veteran Carrie Melissa Jones.

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About Gather Founder Carrie Melissa Jones

A 15-year veteran of online communities, Carrie has deep expertise in building brand communities and an even deeper commitment to building meaningful spaces for people to gather.

Formerly the COO and Founding Partner of CMX Media, she has hands-on experience managing, growing, and scaling businesses as well as communities.

Her prior professional work includes building community for several tech companies like Chegg and Scribd and her consulting work has connected her with companies across the world, including Coursera, Socratic,org, and Zirra. 

Notable Projects and Awards:

"Top Expert to Follow in Community Management" 2017 by Salesforce

Speaker, Seattle Interactive Conference and Facebook Communities Summit 2017

Author, The CMX Guide to Community Platforms, 1st and 2nd Edition

Published Research, The 2017 Guide to Community Value and Metrics

Columnist, CMS Wire: Community Management