Thursday, May 13, 2010
New CMCs…We extend congratulations to Abrar Ansari, Vladimir
Biruk and Todd Ordal who were awarded CMC
designations in March. For
more information about earning your certification as a management consultant,
visit IMC USA’s Certification page.
New Members… 24 new members joined IMC
USA in March. Find out who has joined us
and check out their profiles too.
Jeffrey Van Ouwerkerk
National Capital Region
Oregon & Southwest Washington
Other Members in the News
DFW Chapter, has been in big demand as a speaker on family business. In February, he gave a presentation to
undergraduate students studying family-owned business at the Institute for
Family Business at Baylor University, Waco, TX.
In April, he spoke on "Entrepreneurship and the Closely-Held Firm” to
Executive MBA students at the Caruth Center for Entrepreneurship at Southern
Methodist University in Dallas. He has
also been invited to participate in a panel discussion at the Family Firm
Institute’s annual conference in Chicago in October, 2010.
George Moskoff, CMC, Northern California Chapter, has founded The Minerva
Project (MP), which works to link Consultants with Non-Profits who are in need
of help and collaborations in a meaningful way, using Open Space Technology and
Appreciative Inquiry. Founded in Sonoma County in 2009, the group now has
20 members and is working on their 15th project with their 12th Non-Profit pro
bono client. George is looking for
consultants in southern California (LA Metro area; San Diego Metro area) to
participate in this experiment that will partner with University Systems to
create challenging opportunities for consultants and exposure for IMC.
Many IMC members demonstrate
professionalism and dedication "above and beyond the call of duty” to IMC, the
consulting profession or clients. These folks deserve our recognition and
praise. This month, kudos go out to…
Mark Haas, CMC, who is serving as IMC’s webmaster extraordinaire. Many of us have
relied on Mark to ably guide us in the workings of the IMC USA website. Mark is also immediate past IMC USA Board chair
where he played a crucial role rebuilding IMC.
In Mark’s day job, he is
President of Research and Organization Management, where he helps clients align
strategy, operations, and culture to execute strategy and improve performance
against mission. His expertise is in assessment, strategy, leadership,
performance management, decision support, and process management.