Darby, Maria

Maria Darby

As the CEO of the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP), Maria drives the ACMP Strategy and serves as the Association’s Chief Ambassador in the ACMP’s mission to advance the discipline and profession of change management globally.  Maria leverages her 30 years in the consulting industry where she served as senior strategist, advisor and program leader across multiple client change management efforts involving organizational mergers and integration; technology transformation; and culture change. Maria led the change management capability at Booz Allen Hamilton, including: serving as executive consultant in change management client engagements; supporting professional development for Booz Allen’s change management practitioners; and conducting outreach and engagement across industry to promote the discipline of change management.  Maria served on the Executive Committee of The Conference Board’s Change and Transformation Council (June 2015 - October 2017) where she contributed to change management thought leadership; industry-wide collaboration on change management best practices and evolution; and how business is addressing the human side of digital transformation. She also co-led the development and implementation the Change Management Advanced Practitioner Program (CMAP), a graduate level course at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, for which she was also an instructor.