Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information:

Donna M. Faltin, Ph.D., leads The Faltin Group’s research and consulting services in the areas of finance, marketing, and economics, including: pricing, risk management, econometrics, and Six Sigma for Marketing/Innovation. Dr. Faltin has worked extensively with business leaders to initiate and lead strategic applications in these areas across a broad spectrum of domestic and international financial, service and manufacturing businesses.

Before co-founding The Faltin Group in 1999 and joining the business as Managing Director in 2003, she served for 7 years as GE’s Senior Economist, in which role she advised and supported senior GE leadership in designing innovative applications to finance, marketing, risk management, and financial performance monitoring. While at GE she received the company's prestigious Whitney Technical Achievement award for the development of novel Six Sigma applications to Financial Quality, and was one of the principal authors of GE's DFSS for Marketing curriculum.

Prior to joining GE, Dr. Faltin was professor of Economics and International Finance at the University of Florida ’s Warrington College of Business, where she taught and published in financial economics, pricing, and international economics. She took her B.S. in Economics in the honors program at the University of Oklahoma , where she served student internships with the U.S. Department of Justice and as a Congressional aide, and received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Rochester . She has published recently on Target Costing and on the application of Six Sigma to the design of corporate financial monitoring systems.


  • "Fred Faltin and the Faltin Group have been a strategic partner to Motorola University for several years now. Fred has helped bring analytical rigor to the design of our core Six Sigma curriculum. He was our mentor and key contributor in the development of our innovative Design for Six Sigma program for Motorola Suppliers. His deep background enables him to serve as a very effective coach to both executive teams and project teams. We are pleased to have him as a partner in the service of Motorola's customers and suppliers." – Tom McCarty, Director of Consulting Services, Motorola University
  • "We found The Faltin Group's experience and specialized training materials highly relevant to our auditor's needs - it was customized for our use and therefore more relevant than generic Six Sigma materials available from other sources - and would recommend them to other leading companies seeking direction on how to apply modern Six Sigma methodology to finance, auditing, or Sarbanes-Oxley compliance." –Mike Garber, Director of Operations, Motorola Audit Services, Motorola, Inc.
  • "The Faltin Group's help was essential in our effort to develop new performance measurements that quantify and clarify practice patterns among dental care providers. As a result, our clients can now clearly understand these practice patterns without having a statistical or mathematical background. The Faltin Group's expertise helped distill a mountain of data into a useful and comprehensible summary that delivers business value." –Dianne Rose, D.D.S., Vice President, P&R Dental Strategies, Inc.

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