Charles J. Ganim, Ph.D.
President & CEO
VMC Group, Inc.
Charles J. Ganim is the founder of the VMC Group, Inc., and serves as its President and CEO. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial (Methods) Engineering, a Masters of Science degree in Operations Research (the use of mathematics and technology in solving management problems), and a Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Communications (Project Management, Human Relations and improvement of communications between elected and appointed officials).
Dr. Ganim’s experience spans over forty years of work in the private and public sectors, and comprises projects in the focus areas of each of VMC’s divisions.
He has conducted more than four hundred projects for municipalities and school districts in New York State and Florida. His consulting work has included labor relations, and Methods Engineering and technology projects for rural counties in New York State, including Niagara, Orleans, Genesee, Livingston, Steuben, Cortland, Warren, Clinton, St. Lawrence and Greene Counties. In addition, he has provided efficiency reviews of heavy equipment and vehicle maintenance functions for Monroe County (Florida), the City of Key West (Florida), and the Mt. Lebanon School District (Pittsburgh, PA) among others.
Dr. Ganim also served as the consultant for the Gold Coast League of Cities in Florida, which included the Counties of Dade, Broward and Palm Beach, and all of the local governments within those counties, providing job classifications and salary studies, staffing studies, labor relations, psychological testing of law enforcement personnel (as well as other screening techniques), organizational studies, leadership training for elected and appointed officials, and policy formulation.
Under his supervision, VMC’s Transportation Management division has provided guidance, task specific software, management services, and procedure design and development to 13 New York State counties. This work includes the design of the transportation standards, policies, and procedures for preschool transportation programs in Albany, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Greene, Madison, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Schenectady, and Wyoming Counties, and the adult (Medicaid and Welfare-to-Work) transportation and related programs in Cattaraugus, Cayuga, and Greene Counties. Further, in Rockland County Dr. Ganim worked with a consortium of school districts to plan a unified inter-district transportation system for Special Education students.
BS — Buffalo University
MS — Buffalo University
Ph.D. — Buffalo University (Organizational Communications)
Over 30 years of experience in planning, conducting and supervising transportation management programs and efficiency reviews.
Consulted with over 300 public jurisdictions in such areas Transportation Management (Coordination and Consolidation), Labor Negotiations, Management Development and Training and Staffing and Salaries.
Provided technology studies, solutions, training, and system development to public and private sectors