Alison Dean

VP, Operations

Efficiency without Adaptability is a Short Term Gain.

Reflexivity to real-time feedback helps you stay ahead of the curve.

92% of respondents agreed with the assertion, “Negative (redirecting) feedback, if delivered appropriately, is effective at improving performance.

Those who received strong feedback had turnover rates that were 14.9% lower than for employees who received no feedback.

Nearly 60% of survey respondents reported that they would like feedback on a daily or weekly basis—a number that increased to 72% for employees under age 30.

In our ever competitive landscape, companies must accept, adapt and leverage feedback to be successful.

Alison Dean


Alison’s holistic approach to getting things done helped her find a niche in strategic operations. During her career at Disney Imagineering and Big Stage Entertainment, Alison worked alongside executives to help deliver several innovative programs, one of which can still be “experienced” today at DisneyWorld. Most recently, Alison was a member of the founding team for a fashion startup, helping them to launch their initial e-commerce platform and retail presence.

As VP of Operations at Theorem, overseeing operational leadership and strategic planning, Alison is driven by her passion for efficiency and maintaining team morale. She was recently invited to join a CIO Certification program at UCLA, which will capitalize on her interests in infrastructure optimization and change management.  Alison also serves on the Board of The Los Angeles Giving Circle, which to date has given back close to $1 million to non-profit organizations supporting underserved women and girls in Los Angeles County.