A 20-year marketing executive with experience in global and start-up organizations, Ellen founded DMG in 1998. Since that time, the DMG team and specialty network have expanded to include personnel in 3 major market areas and expertise in a variety of industry verticals. The DMG team works with management teams in start-ups and marketing staffs in fast-growth mode, assisting with strategy and marketing programs for high-growth companies, divisions within major organizations and non-profit endeavors. Ellen has participated in Springboard Ventures, Fountainhead (a training program for entrepreneurs), and Entrepreneur LaunchPad. Ellen has served on the board of Social Venture Partner – RI, a state affiliate of an international organization that helps non-profits grow social enterprises (businesses that create jobs and/or revenues for a mission). As an active member of SVPRI, Ellen provided advice, planning and marketing program management services to non-profit management teams who seek to build sustainable businesses. She also served on the Development Committee of Crossroads Rhode Island. Previously, Ellen served on the board of the Atlanta Day Shelter for Women and Children – the largest community shelter in the Southeast – and helped launch Dress for Success – Seattle.
On April 25, 2012, Ellen Donahue-Dalton accepted a permanent role as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at MEDecision Inc., the leading provider in collaborative health management solutions. In this capacity, she will be responsible for solution development and strategic marketing initiatives, including product marketing, industry marketing, lead generation, and customer and brand experience. Donahue-Dalton has been a consultant to MEDecision since 2011, and her vision and strategic guidance have helped the company adapt and evolve in the rapidly transforming healthcare space.
Prior to DMG, she was VP, Worldwide Marketing and divisional President of GTECH Corporation, a $1B+ (revenue) global systems, software and services provider, where she helped drive double-digit annual growth. Earlier at GTECH, she held a variety of marketing positions, including product launch in multiple global locales, investor communications, and public relations. Ellen has a BS from Dickinson College, an MS from Boston University and has done post-graduate work at Wharton.