About Us

 

DeLisaGroup is a team of organizational development experts offering consult to a diverse range of businesses looking to improve their workplace culture and productivity. From leadership development and change management to morale building and recruiting key employees. DelisaGroup designs street smart strategies and processes that keep our clients progressive and ahead of the competition.

DeLisaGroup shows you how to keep your employees motivated, your managers effective, your teams performing, and your culture evolving so that you can leverage that productivity to grow your business.

DeLisaGroup helps you attract, interview, and select top talent through our unique recruiting model that saves both time and money.

 

KELLY MCDANIEL, M.B.A. - PRESIDENT

Kelly is a Graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton and completed her M.B.A. at the University of Connecticut. She has studied at the NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science where she earned a certificate in designing experience based learning programs. She is a certified counselor in both the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator© and the Hogan© Personality testing instruments, as well as The Clark Wilson battery© of survey feedback instruments.

In addition to functioning as a management coach, Kelly specializes in using intuitive interviewing and recruiting techniques to hire top talent for DeLisaGroup's client companies, and has written several articles on the subjects of hiring and retention. Additionally, she frequently serves as a featured speaker on hiring trends and practices for both local and national organizations.

 


ROBERT J. DELISA, M.S. - CONSULTANT

Bob DeLisa, President and Founder of DeLisaGroup, along with a small team of professionals and support staff, assists clients in their organizational, team, and management development strategies. His personal client list numbers well over 300 companies and he has worked in virtually every kind of organizational environment, both large and small.

Prior to forming DeLisaGroup in 1977, Bob spent his early work career starting up and managing several successful ventures in retail, sales and advertising businesses. He also spent four years as Vice President of Human Resources for Shop-Rite Supermarkets.

Bob is a graduate of Villanova University and the University of Hartford, where he received his M.S. in Organizational Behavior. He was an adjunct faculty member of the University of Hartford's Barney School of Business and has made presentations to the Eastern Academy of Management and the Association for Quality and Participation (A.Q.P.). 

In addition, Bob is a frequent guest on business radio and television programs, and is often quoted in newspaper articles on workplace issues.

Bob is a certified counselor in The Clark Wilson©battery of feedback surveys and the Hogan© Personality Assessment instruments.



ERICA MARTIN, M.A. - CONSULTANT

As DeLisaGroup's Senior Recruiting and Project Manager, Erica advises our clients on cost effective, efficient, and productive ways to attract, source, screen, select, and retain top talent. Erica is a graduate of Anna Maria College in Massachusetts where she studied Psychology and Criminal Justice. She completed her M.A. in Counseling Psychology and worked in various mental health and human services settings before moving into the private sector to pursue a career in Account Management and Client Services, while honing her interest and skillset in Human Resources. Erica joined DeLisaGroup in 2017 as a specialist in Recruiting, and is known for her ability not only to hunt down good candidates, but also her commitment to stay abreast of the HR laws that affect New England's employers so she can best advise and guide clients through the hiring process. In addition to recruiting, Erica is a key consultant in the design, execution, and reporting of employee satisfaction feedback survey projects.