Bio of Principle
Alphonso Maldon, Jr., is the Founder and President/CEO of Partnership Strategies Consulting. He has extensive experience in leading and managing teams in private industry and the federal government, formulating public policies, providing high-level advice and positioning organizations for success. His career spans the following areas:
Maldon is a founding partner of the Major League’s Washington Nationals Baseball Club, having led and managed the group of investors that developed and financed the bid to purchase the franchise. He was responsible for public relations, governmental affairs and community relations as the Nationals’ Senior Vice President, External Affairs and also served as President of the Dream Foundation, the team’s philanthropic arm.
With PNC Financial Services Group in Washington, D.C., Maldon served as Senior Vice President and Senior Relationship Management Officer for Government Banking Services, responsible for strategy, marketing and cultivating relationships with federal agencies.
Maldon previously was Executive Vice President with Fleet Boston Financial and Bank of America. He oversaw such areas as global procurement, facilities planning and strategy, commercial real estate transactions and federal government banking. He opened and headed Fleet Boston Financial’s Washington operation, generating more than $60 million annually in new business.
Maldon was appointed Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs in 1993, responsible for providing policy-making and strategic advice to President Clinton. He later served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Military Office, managing and directing a staff of over 2,200 employees.
As the Clinton Administration’s Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Management and Policy, he was responsible for policies, plans and programs for all military and civilian personnel management and oversaw the Department’s commissaries/stores and Department of Defense Schools.
US Armed Forces
Maldon entered active duty service as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army in 1972,with tours of duty in Europe, Southeast Asia, Hawaii and other posts. He held positions including Executive Officer, Armed Forces Staff College, and Admissions and Public Liaison Officer at the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY.
In addition, he served as a Field Artillery and Adjutant General Corps officer. He completed his military career as Deputy Director for Army Legislative Affairs in 1993 in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Education and Honors
Alphonso Maldon is an alumnus of the University of Oklahoma and Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU). He is a graduate of various military schools and colleges including the Command and General Staff College, and The Armed Forces Staff College.
His awards and honors include the Distinguished Civilian Public Service Medal and the United States Congressional Award for Leadership and Patriotism, as well as military decorations such as the Legion of Merit and the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (with two Oak Leaf Clusters).
Boards and Memberships
Alphonso Maldon is affiliated with several business and civic organizations. He is on the Boards of Directors for Industrial Bank, the D.C. Chamber of Commerce and CM2, a company that provides intelligence services and risk management to clients seeking competitive advantages in all facets of their business. He is also a member of the Greater Washington Board of Trade and the Washington Nationals Baseball Team Steering and Policy Committee.