Transition Management Consulting, Inc.

Our People

TMC's professional transition leaders and interim executives bring on average 25 years of experience as association executives to their engagements. When you engage TMC, you are engaging a firm with depth and experience unparalleled in the field of association and nonprofit management.

In addition to our professional interim executive directors and transition leaders, TMC supports associations and nonprofits through a rich network of consultants to provide project support in a variety of areas, including membership, marketing, communications, training, board development, strategic planning, financial management, non-dues revenue generation, organization development consulting, mergers, business process management, executive coaching, and more.

TMC is available to speak to boards and organizations about the important work of strengthening associations and nonprofits and empowering the people who lead, manage, and staff them. Please call us at 202-244-3163 to discuss.

Jackie Eder-Van Hook, PhD

President & Co-Founder
Jackie Eder-Van Hook is a highly skilled professional association and business executive. She serves as TMC's President and performs executive search, succession planning, and change management consulting.
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Bob Van Hook, MSPH, FASAE, CAE

Principal and Chief Transition Evangelist
Robert T. "Bob" Van Hook is an association executive and consultant with 30+ years experience leading complex organizations at the national, state, and local levels. Bob is a principal & co-founder with his partner Jackie Eder-Van Hook of Transition Management Consulting, Inc., a full-service interim executive management and executive transition company.
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John Barnes

Interim Executive & Affiliated Consultant

John Barnes is a seasoned executive with many years’ experience in association management, public policy and government affairs.

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Michael Eder

Operations Manager
Michael Eder joined TMC in 2013 as Operations Manager managing a full range of administrative, logistical, and operational duties in a wide variety of program areas including finance, information technology, human resources, procurement, and vendor management. He contributes to research, marketing, and communications efforts as well.
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Terry Ellis, PhD, PMP

Project Management & Business Process Consultant
Terry brings more than two decades of experience serving as a consultant, coach, strategic planner, project management leader, or process improvement expert.
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Dave Fellers, FASAE, CAE

Interim Executive & Affiliated Consultant
Dave Fellers has over 30 years experience in association management and consulting with a particular expertise in assessing organizations, annual meetings, and exhibitions, evaluating publications and mobile applications, developing and growing international attendance, outsourcing and transition staffing, planning for strategy and succession, and developing non-dues revenue.
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John Fiegel, CAE

Interim Executive & Affiliated Consultant
John L. Fiegel has served as an association management leader for over 20 years following a distinguished military career. John has worked with standalone organizations as well as providing services through association management companies.
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Julie Freeman, ABC, APR

Interim Executive & Affiliated Consultant

A senior-level professional with experience as an association executive and consultant, Julie is a strategic thinker and problem-solver. She specializes in leading financial turnarounds and guiding organizations in transition.

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Joan Goldberg

Interim Executive & Affiliated Consultant
Joan R. Goldberg is a seasoned nonprofit leader with 26 years of experience working collaboratively with professional societies and other nonprofit associations.
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Douglas Kleine, CAE

Interim Executive & Affiliated Consultant
Douglas M. Kleine is an experienced association executive with over 30 years of experience in nonprofits. Doug is a consummate association professional and generously gives of his time and expertise to others in the community
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Pat Nichols

Interim Executive
Pat Nichols provides transition leadership to organizations prepared to undertake major strategic transitions, including turnarounds, start-ups, mergers, strategic redirections, reorganizations, creating new opportunities for sustained success.
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Laura Skoff, CAE

Interim Executive & Affiliated Consultant
Laura Skoff is a senior association executive serving the nonprofit community for over 25 years with a commitment to driving non-profit success through strategic and efficient planning.
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Harvey Tillipman, MBA, MSW

Interim Executive & Affiliated Consultant
Harvey Tillipman is an innovative executive who has an impressive track record of visualizing and implementing successful business opportunities, even in struggling organizations. In addition to his strong analytical and financial acumen, Harvey empathetically connects with boards, staff, and stakeholders in a way that they feel respected and valued.
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David Westman, MBA, CPA, CAE

Interim Executive, Affiliated Consultant, & Great Lakes Practice Leader

David Westman is the Chief Executive Officer of Westman & Associates Consulting, LLC, a firm focused on serving associations, foundations, certification entities, social service organizations, and other non-profit entities. Specific areas of focus include governance enhancement, strategic planning, human resource program development, and project based financial management assistance.

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