d2 Business Performance Group

It's your PERFORMANCE that counts ...

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decades of experience in real world business application helping businesses meet and exceed business objectives ...

"Don't lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations. Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality."

Our proven approach has been applied for decades across a broad range of businesses from small, sole proprietorships, to multi-national fortune listed companies. We firmly believe the basics of performance transcend size, scope, market, and products.

Our staff has an average of greater than 25 years experience each in business performance assessment, innovation and sustainment in a broad range of markets and business sizes.

Executive Team

-- Ralph Marston

Dietmar Glodde

Managing Partner

Danny is a business builder with a proven record in helping companies grow with specialization in strategy and adjacent market development. He has extensive experience in winning and running multi-hundred million dollar programs as well as business operations and organizational training. Danny’s expertise includes IT systems integration and support, cyber and physical security, airport development and operations, simulation, training and logistics. His career includes work for major multinational corporations such as Lockheed Martin, Northrop and Beckman Instruments. His experience cuts across multiple market segments including defense, civil, government and commercial markets such as health care, energy, and security, and includes domestic and international markets. Danny was born in California and obtained his BS in Computer Science from Cal State Fullerton. He has advanced applied training in process improvement/methodology development (i.e. LEAN/Six– Sigma, business finance, etc.).

Danny Stirtz

Managing Partner

Dietmar helps organizations to grow and cope with the daily challenges of performing, leading and co-operating. Being a native German, he has held C-level positions in various companies in the media and entertainment, telecommunications, automotive and private equity industry. Having worked for companies like Bertelsmann AG, Polygram, Universal Music Group and Acentic, he has lived and worked in different German cities, lived for over four years in Tokyo, Japan, and spent several years in Copenhagen (Denmark), Vienna (Austria) and Valencia (Spain). He is a true representative of a multicultural management species, residing now in Orlando, Florida. Dietmar holds a degree in Economics and Business Management from UAS Munich, is certified in the field of experiential learning, and has extensive knowledge of individual, team and business acumen assessments, leadership development, team building, organizational development, conflict management and executive coaching.

John has dedicated his career to leading large complex programs and to leveraging that experience to help others be successful project managers, technical leaders and business leaders. His beliefs and expertise are based on over thirty years of system engineering and management experience at General Electric and Lockheed Martin and over seven years of training and facilitation experience with Learning Tree International and as an independent consultant. At Lockheed Martin he held various executive positions including Engineering Vice President and Programs Vice President. John holds multiple engineering degrees (BS, MS, PhD) from, respectively, The University of Notre Dame, Illinois Institute of Technology, and The University of Pennsylvania. He is a patent holder and published author and has a passion for teaching project management and leadership and facilitating discussions on application of project management discipline in all aspects of business performance.

Jack is a recognized out-front visionary and results driven leader. As a retired Army officer and former Lockheed Martin employee, he has over 30 years of military and defense contractor experience in all areas of logistics, acquisition, business growth, training, and management. He has extensive experience in winning programs up to multi-billion dollars. He is a Level 2 Certified Acquisition Professional in Contracting and has an extensive background in Special Operations. Jack received an B.A. in History from Texas A&M University, an M.S. in Management from Florida Institute of Technology and an M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. Jack has lived and worked in Korea and Germany and now resides in Tampa, Florida.

Jack Hampton

Principal Consultant

John Hogan

Principal Consultant