Dr. Tony Daloisio was trained as an organizational psychologist and has practiced in that field for over thirty years, serving hundreds if not thousands of businesses, not-for-profit organizations, schools, hospitals, NGOs, and government agencies/military operations. His work with them has incorporated strategic planning and implementation, change management, team development, executive coaching, and executive education. He has been a professor in the MBA program at Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business, teaching leadership and organizational change. In the early parts of his career, which began in education, he was an inner-city high school principal where he advocated for disadvantaged youth. He received a Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut in the field of Organizational Psychology and Counseling Psychology, where he received a fellowship for his research in leadership style and taught graduate courses in psychology.
He was a lead instructor for the Center for Creative Leadership, where he facilitated the centers week-long Leadership Development Program. In the mid 1980s, he was selected to a senior faculty position at the American Management Associations Presidents Group and innovative Master’s in Management Program in New York City, New York. In the mid-nineties he spent four years at McKinsey and Co. in NYC traveling world-wide working with the top Fortune 50 companies most senior executives designing and consulting in change management. He was instrumental in developing McKinsey’s change
In the early 2000s he forged a partnership with the late Dr. Stephen R. Covey, author of the blockbuster New York Times bestseller The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, and then his son, Stephen M. R. Covey to develop the consulting practice Principle Centered Leadership and teach The 7 Habits course around the world.
He founded and has been the CEO of Charter Oak Consulting group for thirty years. The company was listed as one of Inc. Magazine’s fastest-growing companies and has been awarded numerous citations for best-in-class consulting projects in various industries.
In 2017 he co-authored a highly acclaimed business book with Kendall Lyman entitled, Change the Way You Change.
Tony lives in Washington Depot, Connecticut, and Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife, Teresa Hargrave. He is the proud father of Tim Daloisio and Morgan Daloisio and grandfather to Ryan, Julia, Addie, and James. He is enjoying his consulting practice with schools, NGOs, business startups, and a variety of mission-driven companies. He has a love of the outdoors, hiking, biking, and his favorite, golf. With the publishing of this book, The Journeyman Life, he will be conducting training programs for men to lead groups of men interested in applying the ideas and tools from the book.