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Dale Ainsworth

Dale Ainsworth

Assistant Professor, California State University, Sacramento

PhD, Saybrook University

MSOD, Pepperdine University

BA, Mississippi College

Dale Ainsworth has worked in a variety of industries and nonprofit settings in leadership and consultant roles focused on transition and change planning, implementation and management. He has spent much of his career as a consultant to multi-stakeholder collaborations and is an accomplished group facilitator with experience in a variety of cultural settings. He continues to research and lead efforts to develop capacity in transorganizational systems, where multiple organizations work together to accomplish a common, large-scale goal. In addition to his consulting practice, Ainsworth is a full-time faculty member at California State University, Sacramento. He is a published author and frequently presents to audiences on the topic of collaboration as a means to address large-scale issues and intractable problems.