Who We Are
Built On Creative, Action-Oriented Strategy
C. M. Perme and Associates, LLC, engages leaders from CEO to supervisor to act in the face of change. Since its establishment in 1990, C.M. Perme and Associates, LLC has brought its unique brand of knowledge and expertise to hundreds of businesses and organizations. Our specialties include defining, initiating, and guiding change; integrating diverse stakeholders and specialties to get the job done; assessing troubled projects and organizations and determining the critical path to turn them around.
Cathy Perme is the President & Owner of C.M. Perme and Associates. Cathy has a reputation for defusing tense situations with common sense, humor, and perspective. She excels at helping groups acknowledge the strengths that each individual brings to their organization, and forming a healthy start toward future change. Cathy’s unique background has served her well in leading corporate initiatives that meet and exceed their objectives. Twelve years at IBM as a Systems Engineer/Systems Engineering Manager honed her project management skills. Her experience in MN State Government for three years taught her how to successfully work with diverse stakeholders. Her twenty-four years of experience as a business owner and organizational consultant have proven her ability to hold to budgets and build teams that get results.
Cathy’s associates are successful business people selected for skills that complement hers and values that she shares. As the project manager, Cathy works with a client to understand the business issues and to determine the consulting skills needed for success. She then forms a team and subcontracts with associate consultants to provide a full-service solution. Clients get the benefit of a broad range of expertise without the overhead typically associated with a large consulting firm.