Ms. Birks has over 35+ years of professional and entrepreneurial experience. She is a nationally recognized Consultant with extensive experience in managing Organization Development and Process/Performance Improvement Engagements. She has served nearly 25 years as an Independent Corporate Board of Director. Ms. Birks is formally trained and Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and provides certification services and project coaching for candidates from white belt to master black. Formally trained Mediator and uses this skill when facilitating sessions in Leadership and Unconscious Bias for her clients. This expertise has proven to be advantageous in assisting leadership and staff at all levels work through difficult situations. Ms. Birks has a Executive MBA in Business Administration and Strategic Management as well as other degrees and Certifications. She is also an authorized practitioner with DiSC Personal Assessments, which serves her well in Executive Coaching engagements.
Gail P. Birks, EMBA, LMBB, IATA
Mr. Williams has extensive experience in equity investment and municipal bond transactions. Over the past 30 years he has been the Lead Principal for SEC/NASD Focus Reporting, heading Investment Banking Teams in the areas of municipal finance, pension fund consulting, corporate public offerings and overall business development. Engagements included: securities sales, trading, underwriting, institutional and accredited investor relations, business development, pension fund performance measurement, analyzing performance of fund money managers, financial advisement. Mr. Williams holds a BS degree from Florida State University in Finance and completed post-graduate work from The Donald Regan Institute (Merrill Lynch Proprietary Education Program).
Oliver J. Williams, Jr.
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Timmothy M. Dickens
Prior to his retirement, he was the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Director, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), and Commander, Joint Task Force—Global Network Operations (JTF-GNO), Arlington, Va. He served as principal advisor to the Director/Commander and staff on all matters relating to the morale, welfare, quality of life, training, discipline, effective utilization, professional development, and force structure for 1800 joint service members, 4,900 DoD Civilians, and 8,000+ Contractors assigned in 88 locations/19 time zones worldwide. Mr. Dickens brings a wide array of Leadership tools and techniques to the CMA Team as a Certified Leadership and Executive Coach, Facilitator of Myers Briggs
Dr. H. Nathan Charles
Dr. H. Nathan Charles is an Associate Consultant with the CMA team. He has held a variety of senior and executive level human resources positions at major US corporations such as Illinois Bell, Ameritech Services and Sysco Foods of South Florida. A trained behavioral scientist, he’s a highly successful Organizational Development/Human Resources practitioner who has provided consultations and delivered workshops/seminars to corporations in a variety of industries in the US and internationally. Dr. Charles holds professional certifications in the following areas: Professional in Human Resources (PHR), SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), National Certified Counselor (NCC), Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), Distance Credentialed Counselor (DCC), Myers-Briggs and Lean six-sigma green belt.
For the past 15 years, Blanche A. Williams, MS, has been coaching individuals to accelerate their potential and training organizations to propel their workforce and teams to excel by providing strategically effective approaches including proactive thinking, communication dynamics, team synergy and leadership development.
Simone Maxwell’s business acumen includes extensive years of experience ranging in the fields of education, hospitality, client/professional services, project management, marketing, operations and human resources. Maxwell holds an MBA with a concentration in Management from Nova Southeastern University and a Masters in Higher Education with a specialization in Online Teaching from Kaplan University. She is currently pursing a PhD in Organizational Leadership for profit/non-profit businesses.
Dr. Edel Pontes
Edel Pontes has over 25 years developing people and helping them achieve results. With extensive experience in the education and training industry, Edel is an Engineer, Psycho-Pedagogue and Master of Business Administration, and a Ph.D. in Neuromarketing. Edel has idealized and developed the methodology of Emotional Entrepreneurship and has given training around the world on human development, helping thousands of people transform their lives.
CMA Consultants are industry subject matter experts.
Our clients benefit from professionals and practitioners with extensive experience in business and industry that include...
*Performance and Process Improvement (Six Sigma)
*Finance and Related Services
*Sales and Business Development
*Healthcare and related industries
*Pharmaceuticals and related services
*Government and Public Sectors
*Human Resources and Staff Augmentation
*Manufacturing and Distribution
*Engineering and IT
*Community and Business Development