Our People

Our People

Exceptional employees.

It’s not a software or a product that makes IPM a successful project management consulting firm—it’s our people. Many of our employees hold a master’s or doctoral degree, and the majority are PMP-certified and have Six Sigma certification. Regardless of background, all IPM project management consultants share a deep commitment to our clients and a passion for excellence.

Our Executive Team

Exceptional project management consulting starts with dedicated and driven leadership. Headed by founder and CEO C. Richard Panico, IPM’s executive team boasts decades of collective experience, not only in project management, but in their respective disciplines. Read more about them below.


C. Richard Panico | Founder, President & CEO


Michael R. McLeod | Chief Operating Officer


JoAnn T. Jackson | Vision Realization Officer


Timothy J. Czech | Chief Financial Officer


Employee Spotlights

IPM is proud of the professional achievements and personal integrity of our more than 150 employees. Read the profiles below to learn more about our most important asset: our people.


Katharina Rothwangl | Senior Project Management Consultant


Deven Parghi | Project Management Consultant


Beth Lloyd | Senior Project Management Consultant


Teamwork & Leadership at IPM