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Shaun Dallas Dance


About Shaun Dallas Dance

Across his career, Shaun Dallas Dance has established himself as a talented senior executive with a tried and true record of leading organizations through solving challenging problems, formulating and achieving strategic goals, and delivering customer-focused results. 

Presently, Dallas is the President and CEO of DDance Group. The areas of focus for the business include strategic planning, leadership training, marketing, HR, communications, diversity and inclusion, and fundraising, among others. 

Across his career, Shaun Dallas Dance has acquired and developed multiple attractive leadership qualities, including strategic planning, leadership, and team building, data and analytics, operations management, training, and development, written and verbal communication, complex problem solving, cost containment, business development, diversity and inclusion, bottom-line optimization, and relationship management, among others. In the business development front, he launched a consulting organization to provide advisement on business and leadership across a wide range of topics with clients spanning the legal, financial, education, technology, technology, and education sectors. Relating to cost containment, Dallas was instrumental in taking a $500M budget that needed to be slashed by $50M and delivering more than $73M in savings not only with no headcount reductions but with a 1% salary increase. 

Shaun Dallas Dance has also established himself as an involved and active member of his community. He served as a member of the White House Commission on Educational Excellence for African-Americans. He was a member of the board of directors for multiple organizations, including the American Heart Association of Maryland, United Way of Central Maryland, Northwest Hospital, and the International Society for Technology in Education. He has also been a member of the Chamber of Commerce and the Virginia Commonwealth University Alumni Association.

Dallas has also received numerous awards and recognition for his hard work and achievements. Under the Obama Administration, he was named a White House Champion of Change. Also included are the National Community Builder award from the National Coalition for Technology, the Maryland Innovator of the Year award from the Daily Record, Top 30 Technologies, Transformers, and Trailblazers, from the Center for Digital Education. Shaun Dallas Dance has also been named the Most Influential Marylander (Daily Record), the Most Admired CEO (Daily Record), and the Maryland Innovator of the Year award (Daily Record. Additionally, he was named Alumni Start of the Year from Virginia Commonwealth University and presented with the Outstanding Alumnus Award from UNCF. 

For more insights on leadership from Shaun Dallas Dance, please visit his blog page!