Managing Partners & Principals

Dave Stone

Managing Partner & Principal

Dave is a Managing Partner & Principal at the New England Consulting Group, the premier marketing management consulting firm serving customer-driven enterprises. He is responsible for the firm’s consumer products and services, channel management, and customer management practices.

Dave’s career encompasses an extensive combination of management consulting, business development and general line management experience, all with the common goal of driving growth through focused strategies and executable plans.

Prior to joining New England, Dave managed both consumer focused and B2B organizations and held executive positions as Senior Vice President at Honeywell, Chief Marketing Officer at PepsiCo International and Taco Bell, and marketing management at Kraft/General Foods.

Many of Dave’s accomplishments have been achieved while developing core business capabilities such as multi-channel marketing and sales systems, new product development, marketing analytics and organization counsel to marketing and sales driven companies.

During the past ten years at New England, Dave has focused on advancing major practice areas including customer and channel management, organization design and brand portfolio management across the food and beverage, retailing, financial services and telecommunications sectors. Along with representative clients such as Nestlé, Pfizer, Samsung, PepsiCo, Philips, Office Depot, Hallmark, Nielsen, Visa, Ocean Spray and McDonald’s, he has also consulted for small and mid-sized operations including WellPet Specialty Pet Foods, Just Born candy and South Beach Diet.

Dave has been involved in early stage business concepts providing board-level counsel for start-up ventures including internet video streaming, specialty snacking and beverages. As part of this focus, Dave has been very active providing counsel to private equity firms for both due diligence evaluation and portfolio company turnarounds.

Dave received a BA in Economics from Cornell University and an MBA from Bernard Baruch Graduate School of Business and has been an instructor in marketing management at Pace University.