Donald P. Demeritte and D. Yvette Ingraham have received the prestigious Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation, having recently met the stringent eligibility criteria set by the International Council of Management Consultants Institute (ICMCI). The duo received congratulations for their achievement from the Caribbean Institute of Certified Management Consultants (CICMC) and its Bahamas chapter.
CICMC is one of 60 global management consulting institutes which award the CMC certification as the international mark of excellence in management consultancy, recognized directly in the countries covered by the 50 Members of ICMCI. Recently adopted by CARICOM, the CMC designation also signifies an adherence to an international professional code of conduct and ethics.
There are currently less than 9,000 CMCs in the entire world, 26 of whom are CICMC members, with only four residing in The Bahamas.
Donald Demeritte, principal of EPS Consultants, is a business strategist consultant, who provides management consultancy services throughout the Caribbean. A former international banker, he has extensive experience in the region and internationally, with 18 years of industry experience. Demeritte currently serves as a director of CICMC and the president of The Bahamas (Interim) chapter. Demeritte’s international banking experience included short and long term assignments in Jersey C.I., Isle of Man, London, Gibraltar, and Guernsey. His regional experience encompasses The Bahamas, Belize, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia and Trinidad. He is an internationally accredited master trainer for the Caribbean Export Development Agency ProNet SME program, which features modular developmental training in business strategy, export marketing, and cost & financial management.
Yvette Ingraham is the president and owner of 360 Training & Consulting, a corporate training and operations consulting firm. She has over 30 years of experience in the financial services sector where she worked as a senior executive, extensively involved in corporate decision-making, strategic planning, staff development, and training. As a management consultant, she works with clients to improve their business processes and efficiency levels, define and develop strategies, identify and implement business solutions and effectively execute projects. She assists clients in assessing training needs and developing effective training and talent management programs. Ingraham also provides training in a variety of areas including leadership, management, customer service and general insurance. Ingraham is a fellow of the Insurance Institute of Canada and holds an MBA from the University of Miami. She is accredited as a trainer by the Chartered Insurance Institute in London, England and is certified as a John Maxwell team member.
CICMC is a professional organization, comprising regional chapters and individual management consultants drawn from throughout the Caribbean. CICMC’s membership classifications include certified, professional, corporate, associate and student members. With the foundational support of the Caribbean Export Development Agency, and the European Union, CICMC continues to grow its membership base, attracting professionals from diverse disciplines, including, medicine, law, accounting and engineering. As a result, CICMC is the premier network grouping of management consultants in the region, in terms of experience, knowledge base and size. CICMC’s annual regional symposia provide professional and network development opportunities to its members and partners. This includes opportunities to establish strategic partnerships with regional and international counterparts, for improved access to markets and larger engagements.
CICMC invites all interested consultants to learn more about the work of and membership in CICMC by visiting its website: www.caribbeancmc.com or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.