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2013 - 2014 Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Institute of Management Consultants USA is the governing body of the Institute. Officers and Operating Committee members are selected by an annual vote of the Institute membership. The Nominating Committee is charged with creating a slate of Officers members each year, and welcomes input from the membership. A Governing Committee oversees adherence to bylaws and evaluates performance of the Board and Executive Staff.

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The current Directors and Officers are listed below.

2012-2013 Directors and Officers

David Norman CMCDavid Norman CMC
Chairman and CEO
Term Expiring 2013

David founded his own consulting firm, David Norman & Associates (DNA), in 1995 to offer results-oriented services to small and mid-sized companies, non-profit organizations, and governmental agencies. The firm specializes in financial, operational, and general management consulting services tailored to the clients specific needs. Besides being a Certified Management Consultant (CMC), David is also a Certified Business Manager (CBM), a Paul Harris Society Member of Rotary International, adjunct business faculty at Pfeiffer University, and a professional photographer.

Further, David is Chair, Vistage group#2034, in Charlotte. Vistage is the worlds leading CEO membership organization and is dedicated to making CEOs/business owners better leaders, making better decisions and achieving better results. David has over thirty-five years experience consulting with the owners/executives of a wide variety of, mostly, closely-held clients, not-for-profits and governmental entities. In addition, he has helped management through development of long-range plans and strategic plans, and assisted in resolving succession issues. He has served as Interim Executive Director at several not-for-profits undergoing change. He has assisted troubled organizations with improving operations, strengthening management, and increasing profitability. Some of the industries served include: dealerships, wholesaling, distribution, textile (weaving, spinning, knitting, hosiery, apparel manufacturing), construction, real estate firms, medical practices, machine shop, retailing, lumber manufacturing, associations and governmental bodies.

Cynthia E. Currence CMC

Previous positions include VP Marketing and Branding for the American Cancer Society, where she worked for 18 years, and Sr. VP for Marketing and Communications for the United Way, Inc. in Los Angeles.

Cynthia has raised over $25 million through strategic corporate alliances and led direct mail operations producing $40 million annually. She chaired two national American Marketing Association conferences on strategic marketing and serves on the AMA Foundation Board of Trustees. She is also on the editorial board for Social Marketing Quarterly and is an international lecturer on branding and cause marketing. She was recently appointed the cause branding expert for the Global Marketing Network and is president of the Georgia Chapter of the Institute of Management Consultants.

Cynthia has achieved her CMC from the IMC. She also holds a B.A. in Psychology and a Masters in Education.

Lee CzarapataLee Czarapata CMC
Term Expiring 2014

Lee Czarapata is the senior consultant and implementation manager for Runzheimer International, an international management consulting firm located in Rochester, Wisconsin, specializing in business travel costs, living costs, and employee mobility costs in general and serving over 2,000 businesses and government agencies worldwide. He consults and works with leaders and top management within the public and private sectors on business vehicle program costs.

Lee has been with Runzheimer International since 1981, and has consulted with companies such as IBM, Xerox, Federal Express, Boise Cascade, IKON, DANKA and Comerica to help them best utilize their business vehicle plan resources. Lee has also worked with the IRS and Treasury Departments to establish the wording for a Revenue Procedure that defines nontaxable business vehicle reimbursement plans. He has been interviewed and quoted by magazines and newspapers across the country, including "The Wall Street Journal", "USA Today" and "Forbes". He has also written and assisted with articles for publications, such as "Real Estate Today", "Boardroom Reports" and "Automotive Fleet". Lee has also been used as a consultant and as an expert witness in numerous legal situations throughout the country.

Loraine HuchlerLoraine Huchler CMC, P.E.
Term Expiring 2013

Ms Huchler has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. She is licensed as a Professional Engineer in the states of New Jersey and Maryland and has qualified as a Certified Management Consultant.She previously worked in the Technical Marketing Group of BetzDearborn Water Management (now GE Infrastructure, Water and Process Technologies) to support industrial water chemical treatment products.Ms Huchler has presented and published numerous technical papers. She currently publishes a quarterly column on water treatment for an international trade journal, Hydrocarbon Processing and has published her first of a series of four books, Operating Practices for Industrial Water Management, Influent Water Systems, Gulf Publishing, Inc..

Ms Huchler belongs to AIChE and NACE and has served three terms as the president of the New Jersey section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). She served as the president of the New Jersey chapter of the Institute of Management Consultants, currently serves as the Counselor for the student SWE section at Rutgers University and is the director of the Water Treatment Course for the NACE Liberty Bell Corrosion Course.In her spare time, Ms Huchler manages the computer lab and teaches Sunday School using computers. She also serves on her church's Buildings & Grounds Committee, providing engineering expertise for projects at this historic property.

Loraine Huchler is the founder and president of an engineering consulting organization, MarTech Systems, Inc., a firm that assesses and manages risk in water-related utility systems.MarTech’s technical consulting services optimize the water and energy circuits in influent, steam, cooling and waste water systems in manufacturing and commercial facilities. Other services include technology feasibility studies, designing system upgrades or equipment replacement, conducting water conservation and water reuse projects, training operations personnel and serving as an expert witness in patent infringement and equipment failure litigation.

Lee Czarapata

Don Matheson

Term Expiring 2013

Todd OrdalTodd Ordal CMC
Term Expiring 2013

Todd Ordal, CMC, is President of Applied Strategy LLC. Todd helps CEOs and their senior teams achieve better financial results, become more effective leaders, clearly define their business strategy and sleep easier at night. He is able to draw upon his 30 years of leadership experience, business acumen, consulting and coaching skills to positively impact executives and their organizations. He speaks, writes, consults and advises on issues of strategy and leadership.

Prior to founding Applied Strategy, Todd’s leadership experience included board and executive experience at Kinko’s where he was a Division President responsible for $500,000,000 in revenue and 7,000 employees; Classic Sport Companies—a sporting goods design and wholesale organization—where he was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman; and a chain of clinics that tested and treated learning disabilities where he was Chief Executive Officer.

As a consultant and coach, Todd has worked in numerous industries including, consumer goods, home health care, financial services, oil and gas, construction, publishing and banking. He has worked in private, public, non-profit and private equity environments. Todd has a Masters in Business Administration and a B.A. in Psychology. His is a Certified Management Consultant® and a Certified Professional Coach. Todd is past President of the Institute of Management Consultants, Colorado Chapter. Todd lives with his wife in Boulder, CO and has 4 adult children.

Manola RobinsonManola Robinson CMC
Term Expiring 2014

Manola founded Robison Management Consulting, Inc., in 1992. Her work covers areas of strategic planning, operational improvement, HR and design of people systems, executive coaching, culture change, and board selection. In addition to working with small and medium firms, she has done consulting on strategic planning and new business development for two utility companies, and acted as COO for ICx Tactical Platforms (formerly ICx New Heights 2006-07) a manufacturing company of surveillance and protection equipment for the government. She is a well known speaker on the areas of leadership, business management, organizational behavior, communications, and small business development.

She also works with non-profit organizations on strategic planning, board retreats, operational and risk plans development, and volunteers and staff training. She helps companies that target Latin Countries to establish strategic local operational alliances and conducts operational reviews of their local operations. She works with privately owned, franchised, and government organizations.

Manola joined IMC in 1996 and received her CMC® certification in 1999. She has served at the chapter level as president, program committee, and certification chair. During two years (2003-05) she was chair of a group of CEOs for Vistage (formerly TEC) and for the Women Presidents Organization helping these CEOs and Presidents increase their effectiveness and enhance the quality of their lives.

She grew up in Venezuela where she worked as an architect and as a consultant of manufacturing industries. Manola has a Bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas School of Architecture and an MBA from the Executive MBA Program at Georgia State University. She also holds a Certificate in Pastoral Ministry Formation from the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta.

Manola has served on the Board of Directors of Partnership Against Domestic Violence (past-chair), Save our Students Academy, Economic Development Committee of the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and the Latin American Chamber of Commerce. In addition to her involvement in professional organizations and other community service organizations, Manola and her husband Richard have directed community musical theatre productions for over 20 years.

Don Scellato CMC
Term Expiring 2014

Don is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point N Y with a B. S. He worked in a variety of positions at American President Lines. These positions included New York Operations Manager, Director of Operations for Southern California, General Manager in Hong Kong, General Manager Midwest Region in charge of all company activities in 11 states, Director of Operations North America, and Manager of Fleet Control in Logisitics Department in charge of all fleet activity. He was also deeply involved in internal process improvement consulting activities and in the design and implementation of logistics systems.Don has been an independent consultant and an IMC USA member since 1996. Since 1996 he has consulted to supply chain participants in the areas of business process improvement, technology design and introduction, and security.

Don is a volunteer at 3 PGA sponsored professional golf events each year. These events bring millions of dollars to local organizations related to youth activities, social improvement, medical support and other needed support in Northern California. His roles varies from building 200 marshal volunteers into functioning teams that manage the crowd and player flow through golf courses during tournaments to acting as Volunteer Chair leading the activities of all of the volunteers at a tournament.

Don has served in a variety of positions in IMC USA. These positions include Northern California Special Events Chair, Board Member Northern California, President of the Northern California Chapter, Member of the National Committee for Professional Development, National Certification Chair, Chairman of the Certification Review Committee, and is currently a member of the IMC USA Board of Directors.

Geoff GuilfoyGeoff Guilfoy, CMC
Director, Chair, Chapter Presidents Council
Term Expiring 2013

Geoff Guilfoy is the President and CEO of Lumen Leaders LLC. Geoff helps leaders improve their strategic and business focus, and redesign and improve their organizations and teams. Geoff has been a management consultant for almost 20 years. Prior to founding Lumen Leaders LLC, Geoff established and was the Principal in charge of the management consulting group at AKT LLP. Geoff has MBA degree from Willamette University and a Bachelor of Science degree in management from San Jose State University. He is an Executive Professor at Willamette University’s Atkinson Graduate School of Management. Geoff is also the lead instructor for the IMC’s Certificate in Management Consulting program that is currently being offered through Willamette University’s Executive Development Center. He previously served at Chapter President for the Oregon/SW Washington IMC chapter.

Geoff enjoys hiking and volunteering in the community. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Co-Serve International, a nonprofit organization that teaches servant leadership at universities throughout the world.

Judith LightJudith Light CMC FIMC
Term Expiring 2014

Judith Light CMC, FIMC, works with people in public and private sector organizations to increase personal, team and organizational effectiveness. With 27 years experience, Judith has conducted engagements in large scale organizational change (Appreciative Inquiry), planning for strategy and results, customer service, leadership development, ethics awareness, and best practices in hiring and retention. Clients in the public sector include utilities, state agencies, and several Federal organizations. Private sector clients include firms from high technology, architectural design, land development, insurance, food processing and distribution, property management, defense contractors, waste management and service providers.

She holds a Master of Arts and Humanities, Colorado College and a BA, CU Boulder. She volunteers with Colorado Springs Youth Symphony BoD and is a past president. Interim management positions include VP Operations, Ice Castle International Training Center and Director of HR, Saligent, Inc. Judith is certified in Appreciative Inquiry through Corporation for Positive Change and is qualified to conduct "EQ at Work” emotional intelligence leadership development. She has been a guest faculty at Argosy University, National Association of Interpretation Leadership Institute, Western Executive Center (Federal training site) and Defense Systems Management College Executive Program.

Gayle CarsonDr. Gayle Carson CMC, CSP
Term Expiring 2015

Gayle is an expert advisor and coach to CEO’s and entrepreneurial managers around the world and holds a CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) and CMC (Certified Management Consultant), the highest designations in their respective fields. The first and only woman to serve as chair of one of the largest Better Business Bureaus, developer of the cable TV series "Business Today,” she has received numerous peer honors, is named to over 50 "Who’s Who” books and been featured in USA Today, the Wall St. Journal, Newsweek and on the Larry King Radio Show, ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox.

Dr. Carson is President of the Carson Research Center and has served as a consultant to 50 industries on six continents, advising them on current business trends on cutting edge opportunities to stay ahead of their competition. She was chair of the Consultants Peg at the National Speakers Association, editor of their newsletter and chaired and developed the first Consultant Conference for them. The author of 4 books, she is a winner of the Best Seller Quill Award and was inducted into the National Academy of Best Selling Authors.

The host of Entrepreneur Magazine’s "Women in Business” radio show, Gayle developed her original business from one to seven divisions and managed a diverse staff of over 350 people, graduated more than a million students from her training programs and personally managed the company’s employee payroll.

She has served as Vice-Chair of Membership, Marketing and Communication and Operations for IMC in the past and is currently Vice President of Marketing for IMC USA.



Angelia Dingle CMC
Term Expiring 2015


Angela Dingle, President and CEO of Ex Nihilo Management, LLC, is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC®) with over twenty years of experience in management, business leadership, IT governance, risk management, compliance, software engineering and quality assurance. She holds a Master of Science in Management Information Systems from Bowie State University, Bowie, MD and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from DeVry Institute, Columbus, OH and is Certified in the Governance of Information Technology (CGEIT).


Angela serves on the Board of Directors for the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC), Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) Education Foundation, and the Advisory Board for Enterprising Women Magazine. She is a WIPP National Partner and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.






Tom Kennedy CMC
Term Expiring 2015


Tom is a communications consultant and coach who founded The Kennedy Group in 1992 to assist senior executives in strategic and crisis communications, presentation, public speaking and media skills. A former Associated Press award-winning broadcaster with over two decades of management and on-air experience in radio and television in five major markets, he helps his clients successfully develop and deliver focused, effective, and memorable messages both internally and externally, for Web, print, and broadcast media.

Having lived in all regions of the United States he’s developed a thorough understanding of regional communications strategies and a broad knowledge of worldwide strategic communications, presentation and media protocols, Tom is able to work across all vertical markets. His diverse client base ranges from leaders of global companies such as IBM, Merck Millipore and GE, to entrepreneurs, physicians, academics and researchers.

Tom regularly makes presentations at the Harvard School of Public Health and for numerous business groups. He is a member of the National Speakers Association and also serves on the Board WEST, Women Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology. He is a past board member of The Society of Professional Consultants and a former adjunct professor in the Communications Studies Department at Emerson College in Boston and Los Angeles.



Mark Snow
Term Expiring 2015

Mark Snow is the Vice President of the Performance Technology Group at HRD Press, where he manages the consulting arm of one of the largest publishers of Human Resources and Corporate Training Materials in the world. He has managed and contributed to projects with companies of all sizes, from working with Wal-Mart when they wanted to build a world-class corporate university to helping a local pizzeria select a new manager, and just about everything in between.

In addition to managing external consulting projects at HRD Press he assists in a wide variety of projects for the 378 small consulting businesses that make up the Performance Technology Group . This experience has allowed him to collaborate on hundreds of successful projects and gain a greater understanding of the consulting profession. Through what he has learned by being involved in these partnerships Mark has been able to act as a hub of information regarding best practices, pricing structures, methodologies, and approaches for consultants across several disciplines.

He is a frequent speaker on the topics of effective structures for corporate education, effective consulting practices, return on investment initiatives, and virtual training environments. Mark is an active member of The Institute of Management Consultants, The International Society for Performance Improvement, The American Society of Training & Development, and The Society for Human Resource Management.

Away from the office Mark stays busy as a full-time single father of three beautiful daughters, and when he’s not rushing to soccer or dance practice you’re likely to find him on a mountain bike or practicing guitar.



Lauren M. Bloom, Esq.
Outside Director
Term Expiring 2013

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