Dale Caldwell

Dale G. Caldwell is the CEO of the management consulting firm Strategic Influence, LLC and the creator of the Intelligent Influence® competency framework. This proprietary strategic approach provides unique insight into individual and organizational success. He is the author of Tennis in New York (2011, Intelligent Influence Publishing Group), School To Work To Success (2008, Luminary Media Group) and Fruit of the Spirit (2004, Ulyssian Publications). Dale is a member of the Board of Directors of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) which oversees the US Open (the largest annually occurring sporting event in the world). He is also the President of the Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission (MRESC); Past-President of the New Brunswick Board of Education; former Senior Manager with Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group; former Executive Director of the Newark Alliance; and, former Deputy Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA).

Dale received a BA in Economics from Princeton University and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He also completed the Harvard Kennedy School Senior Executives in State and Local Government program.

Dale has been able to captivate audiences with his influence based strategies designed to help people attain success in work and life and corporations maximize profitability. He has spoken at some of the most prestigious organizations in the world including: AT&T, Columbia Business School, Deloitte & Touche, DuPont, Harvard Business School, Princeton University, Right Management (a division of Manpower, Inc.), Rohm & Haas, United Airlines, University of Chicago Business School, and, the Wharton School.

Dale has had the great honor of receiving numerous awards including the: “New Jersey School Board Member of the Year Award”; Business News New Jersey’s “40 Most Successful People Under 40 Award”; and, the International Tennis Hall of Fame’s Tennis Educational Merit Award. In addition, He was also named the member of his Princeton University college class who most embodied Princeton University’s motto “Princeton in the Nation’s Service.”

He has earned national rankings in tennis, triathlon and duathlon and completed the New York City, San Francisco and Athens, Greece marathons. In addition, he has raised tens of thousands of dollars for charity by running these marathons and completing three 500 mile bike rides. He can be reached at (732) 208-9808 or by email at dalegcaldwell@aol.com.