He serves as
Board Secretary for the International Council
of Management Consulting Institutes (ICMCI),
the global standards body for management
consultants and firms.
Prior to this, he served as Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer of the Institute of
Management Consultants USA, the certifying /
standards body and professional association
for management consultants and firms in the
USA, where he turned around the organization
and brought it into a leadership position in
He has earned their Certified Management
Consultant® (CMC®) certification, the
mark of excellence for management consultants
which is recognized in over 50 countries, and
received the title Chair Emeritus for his
service to IMC USA.
Drumm McNaughton, Ph.D., CMC® turns around low
performing organizations and makes good
organizations great through holistic, collaborative,
values-based approaches to strategy, people,
processes and performance.
Over the course of his career he has added $400
million to his clients’ bottom lines.
A recognized leader in large scale organizational
redesign and change, he transforms education and
government organizations, and large and mid-cap
companies; his clients include the Los Angeles
Unified School District, Chapman University, U.S.
Air Force Reserve, U.S. Navy, Government of Guam;
and a number of the Fortune 500.
He has held positions that include Chief Operating
Officer for two high-tech startups; eCommerce
Manager for Dell Computer; and program manager /
organizational change specialist for Computer
Prior to his business career he served as a Naval
officer and Aviator, and held numerous positions of
responsibility in training, administration,
operations, flight standardization, and safety.
Dr. McNaughton has been quoted in the Wall Street
Journal, CBS MoneyWatch, Fast Company, Atlanta
Business Chronicle and the Christian Science
Monitor, and has written multiple articles on topics
on the topic of organizational transformation and
change. He has also appeared on Time-Warner
Television, and has been a guest on numerous radio
Dr. McNaughton holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Human
& Organizational Systems from the Fielding
Graduate University, and a B.S. in Physics from the
U.S. Naval Academy. He is a Faculty Lead at Trident
University where he teaches organization
transformation and change in their MBA and PhD