Transition Management Consulting, Inc.

TMC Selects CEO David Westman as Great Lakes Practice Leader

by Michael Eder | Jan 18, 2017




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                         


Today, Transition Management Consulting, Inc. (TMC) WestmanPresident Jackie Eder-Van Hook, PhD, announced the appointment of David A. Westman, CEO, Westman & Associates Consulting, LLC, as its Great Lakes Practice Leader responsible for developing and serving associations and nonprofits in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

In his new leadership capacity, Mr. Westman will be responsible for business development focused on association executive transition services in a five-state Great Lakes region. He will also be available to serve as a TMC interim executive within the Great Lakes region, as well as elsewhere in the United States.

“We are delighted to expand our working relationship with David Westman. David is an excellent consultant and quick learner. He has a deep understanding of association management, governance, strategic planning, and financial management - important aspects of the executive transition process,” said Jackie Eder-Van Hook. “This expansion enhances TMC’s support of associations and nonprofits in the Great Lakes region, and we believe that David has the right combination of personality, skills, and expertise to make this a meaningful change.”

Mr. Westman, an affiliated TMC consultant has more than 10 years’ experience as an association CEO, most recently serving as the Interim Executive Director of the Illinois-based Water Quality Association. David previously served as the CEO of two international professional societies, the Emergency Nurses Association and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and Interim CEO for the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

Prior to leading professional societies, David served in leadership capacities at two large national accounting and consulting firms, KPMG and McGladrey. David led McGladrey’s Chicago-land Strategy & Human Capital Consulting practice and served as Performance & Compensation Consulting Practice Champion for the firm. At KPMG, David held several positions, including Senior Manager, Performance/Compensation Management. He is exceedingly well-credentialed as a Masters of Business Administration (MBA), a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and a Certified Association Executive (CAE).

“I am very excited to take on this new leadership role with an organization of TMC’s stature and reputation. I look forward to increasing awareness among association board and staff leaders of the value interim executive leadership can have for an organization, and more specifically, why TMC is the organization they should partner with when an executive transition occurs,” said David Westman.

In addition to his new TMC role, Mr. Westman will continue serving as CEO of Westman & Associates Consulting, LLC, a firm focused on providing governance enhancement, strategic planning, human resources program design, and operational improvement consulting services to associations and other nonprofits.

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About Transition Management Consulting, Inc. - TMC is a national consulting firm with more than 15 years of experience in serving associations and other nonprofits throughout the US. Through its network of transition leaders and professional interim executives, TMC provides a continuum of executive succession services, including interim executive management, executive search, and succession and transition planning. Additional information is available at

Any questions about TMC should be directed to Jackie Eder-Van Hook at 202-244-3163 or