CMM’s agile structure allows it to be highly responsive as it delivers tailored solutions toward client needs. Led by Mark Coleman, President, and Denny Minano, Managing Director, CMM works closely with and leverages the knowledge and expertise of leading independent advisors, consultants, contractors, and professional services companies.
CMM’s reach enables our clients to access independent and trusted knowledge and experience of leaders that have been in their shoes. CMM has access to world-class experts in risk management, site remediation, environment health and safety (EHS), sustainability, product stewardship, regulatory and legal affairs, environmental stewardship, energy, business strategy, innovation, and a diversity of other corporate functions and business disciplines.
CMM is differentiated its ability to rapidly access and assess the range of material opportunities and risks impacting your business today, assembled into actionable high value business-critical insights.
CMM has the capability to bring independent advisors with deep experience working within multinational organizations addressing a full spectrum of organization-critical issues and the realities of business risk.
This includes assessing the challenges of developing and implementing strategies and understanding organizational challenges (i.e., evolving corporate culture, maturing internal capabilities and competencies, improving internal alignment, and strengthening support from senior management).
CMM emphasizes providing high value business service. CMM recognizes that every organization has a unique culture, business strategy and approach. As such we always seek to leverage the internal knowledge, processes, and expertise of the client, building upon the foundation already in place. We bring the right balance of knowledge, experience, and approaches to our clients in every instance.
CMM is committed to guide, coach, and support senior leaders who are leading change within their organizations. In doing so we help organizations align their internal teams to create value, to grow, and to rapidly respond to internal and external changes that impact the business.
Mark Coleman is the President of Convergence, Mitigation, Management (CMM) LLC, which provides custom business intelligence and advisory services for business, government, applied research, not-for-profit, and non-governmental organizations.
Mark Coleman is a recognized voice, business advisor and consultant on the convergence of sustainability, environmental stewardship, energy, technology, and innovation. Coleman has advised hundreds of organizations in the areas of sustainability, risk, innovation, operational effectiveness, and business strategy.
As the author of recent book release, Time to Trust: Mobilizing Humanity for a Sustainable Future and previous book - The Sustainability Generation: The Politics of Change and Why Personal Accountability is Essential NOW!, Mark is inspiring audiences with his expertise, wit and wisdom.
Coleman is an active blogger with the Huffington Post, and has published numerous articles with leading organizations including GreenBiz.com, Environmental Leader, Triple Bottom Line Magazine, among others.
Mr. Coleman currently serves on the board of the Sustainable Manufacturer Network (http://sustainablemfr.com/), and on the board of a not-for-profit organization, B9 Plastics (www.b9plastics.org) involving global water development concerns.
Prior to launching CMM in 2013 Mr. Coleman had worked as a Senior Program Manager and Manger of Technical Development for the Clean Energy Incubator (CEI) and Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies (CIMS) at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Early in his career Mr. Coleman had worked as an energy analyst with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).
Mr. Coleman holds a Master of Science in Environmental Management and Policy from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and two Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies and Geography from Binghamton University. Mr. Coleman resides in the Finger Lakes region of New York with his wife Aileen and two sons, Owen and Neal.
Dennis R. Minano is a former senior automotive executive and current consultant in environmental, energy, governance, and transportation infrastructure strategies. He serves as a board member, trustee, executive leader and senior advisor to companies, non-profit organizations, economic development organizations and health care institutions. This follows a career at General Motors, where he served as Vice president of Public Policy, Chief Environmental Officer and Vice President of Communications. At GM, he implemented cutting edge environmental and energy policies for its products and plants. He was responsible for GM’s Public Policy Center, a consolidation of Environmental and Energy, Government Relations, Diversity, Corporate affairs, and the office of the Chief Economist. Earlier in his career, in GM’s Office of the General Counsel, he managed high-risk legal matters that impacted product decisions. Mr. Minano holds a Juris Doctor degree and is a member of various Federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court, and was an adjunct Professor of Environmental Law at the University of Detroit Law School.