As a Partner of Charter Oak Consulting Group (A Highlands Group Alliance Partner), Teresa’s work is largely concentrated on women and leadership. Women Upfront is Charter Oak’s specialized practice designed to bring forth women’s unique and vital contribution to society. Women Upfront provides education and coaching to women in all levels of organizations, both for and not for profit. Teresa’s expertise focuses on: strategic planning, values clarification, career transitions, successful business practices, goal alignment and execution, powerful presentations, skillful communication, and conflict transformation. Teresa is a Chapter Chair in Atlanta for the esteemed Women Presidents’ Organization.
As a sought-after speaker and facilitator, Teresa has served as a senior consultant for the Franklin Covey Company. Traveling throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia, Teresa facilitated workshops and presented keynotes on such topics as the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Principle Centered Leadership, and 4 Roles of a Leader. Teresa also served as faculty for Franklin Covey Company’s acclaimed weeklong executive leadership program, Principle-Centered Leadership Week. Teresa’s clients have included AT&T, Accenture, Aetna, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Coca-Cola Company, Hewlett-Packard, Head Start, The Ladders, MCI, Massachusetts General Hospital, Microsoft, McKinsey & Company, and The Woodruff Arts.
Prior to her work at Franklin Covey, Teresa spent eight years as a Senior Consultant for an Atlanta-based consulting firm focusing on not-for-profit organizations. Teresa was also a television talk show host on “Women’s Kaleidoscope,” highlighting successful women and their achievements; and she was one of the founders of the Knoxville Rape Crisis Center in 1982.
Teresa did postgraduate work at Stanford University and the University of Connecticut in family systems theory, group process, facilitation, and counseling and earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Tennessee. Teresa developed work with community theorist Dr. M. Scott Peck, author of The Road Less Traveled, is a trained Co-Active Coach providing personal life, relational and executive coaching services, and is a mediator in conflict resolution and negotiation. Teresa also facilitates workshops based on Daniel Goldman’s Emotional Intelligence work, Peter Block’s Community Building process, the Team Diagnostic Instrument, the Birkman, Hermann Brain Dominance Instrument, and MBTI.
Teresa lives in Atlanta, Georgia and northwest Connecticut with her husband, Tony Daloisio. Teresa and Tony have teamed up countless times to deliver speeches and workshop to their clients. They are also in the process of writing a book entitled The Character of Commitment and have facilitated The Character of Commitment Workshop throughout the United States. Along with tennis, biking, and walking, working together is certainly one of their greatest pleasures.