Our many years of experience in managing various business functions are what makes us an expert at meeting your company’s needs.
In addition to Douglas being one of our Senior Consultants at Deon Consulting, he’s also ACA Field Marketing Director, ACA Boardroom Member, Agency Recruiter And Chief Instructor, Licensed Securities Rep. Top Office Producer- Largo Financial Hierarchy (2004-present) #1 Division of American Classic Agency nationwide (gross average annual life sales of $6 million)5-Time American Classic Agency ACE Award WINNER
Areas of expertise
- Finance for non-finance Manager
- Business Proposal Writing
- Generational Wealth Coordination
- Enterpreneurial Start Up
Sr. Consultant/Director of Operations
Joan Milan is one of our Sr. Consultants and Director of Operations. In her role, Joan advises members of Deon Consulting on issues of corporate governance, risk management, corporate and sustainability. She regularly participates as a speaker and moderator in educational programs on best practices and conducts analyses and research in collaboration with leading corporations, institutional investors, and professional firms.
Joan was named by the National Association of Corporate Directors to the Directorship 100, a list of the most influential experts in corporate governance. She is a member of the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets and serves on the Advisory Council of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). Prior to joining Deon Consulting, she practiced corporate law at Davog Corporations, and Alfarie Corporations.Joan is a graduate of Harvard Law School and the University of Bologna.
Area of expertise
- Effective Public Speaking
- Employment Law
- Time Management
Helen Dexter is senior advisor, enterprise risk management at Deon Consulting. She has served on the faculty of The Conference Board Directors’ Institute and worked with boards to provide director training in risk management practices and the role of the board in ERM oversight. She currently manages six councils at Deon Consulting including the European and U.S. Strategic Risk Management Councils and the Council of Financial Executives. Dexter is also the author or co-author of several reports from Deon Consulting, including Managing Human Capital Risk, Risk Awareness into Performance: Integrating ERM and Performance Management, Managing Reputation Risk and Reward; ERM in India, Risky Business: Is ERM Losing Ground? and From Risk Management to Risk Strategy. She also contributes to the Director Notes
Dexter is principal of Dexter & Company, a risk consulting firm; managing director, enterprise risk management at Recursion Ventures, a security solutions firm; and works with Hesleden Partners, a London-based research and consulting firm focused on reputation management. Prior to joining Deon Consulting, she worked as an equity securities analyst for Cowen & Co. and Deutsche Bank in New York. Her career on Wall Street also included positions as a corporate credit analyst and a mergers and acquisitions specialist. Hexter received an AB from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Cleveland State University.
Area of expertise
- Risk Management
- Managing Human Capital Risk
- Managing Reputation Risk and Reward
- The Role of Corporation in Enterprise Risk Management
Dan Shultes, has more than 20 years of sales, business operations, and general management experience. His responsibilities at Deon Consulting includes overseeing all associates, and also responsible for consultants, trainer & facilitators, design & development associates, and executive coaches.
Dan earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix and in May 2011 completes his Master’s of Science in Executive Leadership from University of San Diego’s School of Business Administration. Dan also has a number of assessments certifications and he is certified coach through Corporate Coach University.
Ayemere Umane has extensive retail and private banking experience gained working in one of the largest banks in sub-Saharan Africa. His area of expertise in banking includes private wealth management, managing existing relationships, and with direct responsibility for developing, building and growing new businesses.