Oliver Cummings


Oliver W. Cummings, PhD, PMC is an experienced assessment, evaluation, and training professional.

Oliver has led programs, projects, and professional teams to deliver a broad range of assessment, program evaluation, performance enhancement, and training services needed for successful organizational development in various companies across several industries.

Over the course of 20 of those years, he was a senior consultant, manager, and partner with the professional services firm, Arthur Andersen. In addition, Oliver served in a regional education agency in Iowa, and has managed major service and product development programs for the publishing companies, Houghton Mifflin, Riverside Publishing, and ACT, Inc.

Oliver’s awards and honors range from an early career Research Award from the Association for Measurement and Evaluation in Guidance, to international recognition by the Federation of Dutch Training and Development Organizations for work in quality assurance for training programs, to recognition with the Obelisk Award for Contributions in Business and the Professions from his alma mater Southern Illinois University.