Based in Washington, D.C., Alphonso Maldon has received a number of commendations throughout his career as an executive and a (now retired) military officer. During his time in the US Army, when he was stationed variously in Europe, Hawaii, and South Asia, Alphonso Maldon received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, and others.

Later in his career, Alphonso Maldon began work in governmental affairs and eventually rose to the rank of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Management Policy, a position appointed by the president of the United States. As Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Management Policy, he worked to outline policy plans for personnel management at the Department of Defense. In addition, Mr. Maldon served as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs and later Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Military Office. For his service to his country as a civilian, he was honored with the Distinguished Civilian Public Service Medal. In 2013, President Obama appointed Alphonso Maldon as Chairman of the Military Compensation, Retirement, and Modernization Commission.

Alongside his service to the federal government, Mr. Maldon leads as president and chief executive officer of Partnership Strategy Consulting, where he works with businesses and governmental agencies on strategy. In addition, he co-owns the Washington Nationals, a Major League Baseball team.