Jeff Stoner joins MDA Leadership


MDA Leadership Consulting Names Jeff Stoner to Head Firm’s Leadership Development Practice

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (March 13, 2015) – Jeff Stoner has joined MDA Leadership Consulting to head the firm’s leadership development practice, the Minneapolis-based leadership effectiveness firm announced today.

Stoner will direct all facets of MDA’s leadership development services and products, including custom leadership development programs, development assessment and planning, executive coaching, 360-degree and multi-rater feedback, and high-potential talent development. has particularly strong experience focusing senior leaders on competitive challenges and driving development initiatives that help leaders achieve greater organizational impact.

Stoner joins MDA with more than 25 years of senior executive and human resources experience, including most recently with Data Solutions, Inc. and Mobi, LLC, where he developed and expanded sales and marketing efforts for these companies. Prior to that, he was long-time executive with Deluxe Corporation, including a three-year stint as president and general manager of the Johnson Group digital printing division of Deluxe.

“Jeff offers the ideal combination of a leader who has proven himself time and again in a variety of roles and industries, as well as a talent development expert whose natural orientation is creating leadership success opportunities for others,” said Scott E. Nelson, CEO, MDA Leadership Consulting. “Jeff will continue to fuel our firm’s leadership development growth with clients seeking a competitive advantage by attracting, developing and retaining top talent.”

Stoner received his M.Ed. and B.A. from the University of Maryland. He is board president of the Minnesota Waldorf School in Saint Paul, and founding partner of Fellowship for Renewal, which builds social and leadership skills in youth.