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Francie Dalton, CMC, is founder and president of Dalton Alliances, Inc., a D.C. based C-level consultancy specializing in the management, behavioral and performance measurement sciences.  Among her offerings are trademarked programs that convey certification, customized assessments such as 360 degree evaluations and key stakeholder surveys; executive retreats; and an array of follow-up services including developmental workshops, pivotal interventions, and intensive executive coaching. Representative of the results Francie delivers are the following: 

  • Increased measurability of the strategic and operational plans from 35% to 100% for a large organization in the public sector. Certified 30 client employees as internal consulting cadre in the application of Evidence Based Performance Measures
  • Unified and reinvigorated badly fractured senior executive teams in small nonprofit organizations 
  • Equipped newly installed COO of a multi-billion dollar organization with data based strategies, consulting and coaching to restructure, reorganize, and revitalize multiple divisions
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Francie’s work in leadership development has been featured in hundreds of industry and trade publications including Harvard Management Update, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Washington Business Journal, CEO Magazine, Investor’s Business Daily, and many more.  Her book, “Versatility:  How to Optimize Interactions when 7 Workplace Behaviors are at Their Worst”, has been published in both the U.S. and in China.

A veteran of U.S. Army Military Intelligence Service, Francie was trained as a German linguist, spending 4.5 years on active duty.  She earned her MA in Business from Johns Hopkins University while building her professional portfolio as an executive in specialty steel manufacturing and technical sales. Not only have her innovative business plans won generous funding from both the Kauffman Institute of Entrepreneurship and the Small Business Administration, she has also earned the coveted Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation, an achievement shared by less than 12% of management consultants globally. 

Invited back year after year as a convention speaker, Francie’s clients include CEO’s and senior executives in corporations, nonprofits, federal and state government, the U.S. Military, and academe.