Carol Locher Ransone, MBA, Ph.D., is the founder and principal of The Ransone Group, LLC. Ransone is an experienced operational, project, and change manager. She is results oriented and builds strong partnerships across diverse groups. The most recent focus of her career has been in virtual work environments and leading organizations to effectively incorporate alternative work options. Ransone uses team-building and partnering skills to achieve success. She leverages knowledge obtained from a broad professional experience in finance, human resources, and the real estate function as well as integration across all lines of business within Bank of America. Ransone has also worked in textile manufacturing, government services, and energy businesses. A hallmark of her career is the effective balancing of quality, speed, and cost to build effective and efficient processes. Ransone holds an MBA from Queens University in Charlotte NC and a Ph.D. in Leadership and Change from Antioch University. She recently completed the 2014 AACSB Bridge program with the goal to follow in her grandparent's footsteps in the education field.