ABOUT JAVITCH ASSOCIATES
a global business management consulting
firm with an experienced consulting team
and a proven track record in advising and
supporting companies in a broad range of
industries including the healthcare,
non-profit and consulting sectors.
David Javitch PhD, founder and President, is a management specialist with over 30 years of experience working closely with corporate leaders, including CEOs, board chairs, trustees and senior management. His primary areas of focus are management and leadership assessment, consultation and coaching, training and public speaking. An organizational psychologist and award-winning faculty member at Harvard University and Boston University, David combines his broad expertise with field-proven managerial and psychological methods to enable individuals, teams and departments to increase their effectiveness and contribute to an organization’s bottom line success. David has advised on a wide range of management issues including job behavior that affects leadership, teambuilding, power, conflict and change. An internationally recognized author, David has published works including Back to Basics: Let’s Look for Success, Task Force/Project Management: A Guide to Managers on the Line, and Power Up: Influential Leadership.
David received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, and is a board member of the Men’s Associates for the Hebrew Senior Life, AIPAC, AJC, and formerly with Institute of Management Consultants, The Kennedy Center for Mental Retardation, and Beth Israel Hospital Community Board. He is currently a member of the American Psychological Association.
Gary Javitch has a broad experience in business and entrepreneurship, education and healthcare, serving nearly 18 years as administrative vice president for a national manufacturing company where he oversaw human resources, free-market purchasing in a supply/demand environment, and office administration, among many other duties. In addition, as a part-time endeavor for the last 21 years, Gary has helped test medical students on diagnostic, interviewing and examining techniques for the departments of family practice and internal medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. As a bottom-line oriented leader, he pays close attention to producing quality results for the lowest possible costs. His background in performing needs analyses, developing project-lesson plans, and goal setting translates into valuable expertise available to Javitch Associates’ consulting clients.
Mr. Javitch holds a Master’s in Health Services Management and is certified as a Health Promotion Specialist. Earlier in his career, the former History teacher was a member of the American College of Sports Medicine as an exercise leader. Currently he sits on a number of charitable and non-profit boards, being most proud of his service on the National Council of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).
Martin Charns, D.B.A. joined Javitch Associates in 1984. In addition to his consulting assignments, he is professor and director of the Program on Health Policy and Management at the Boston University School of Public Health. He is also director of the Management Decision and Research Center, a national center, conducting management research, consultation, and information dissemination in the Health Services Research and Development Service of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Dr. Charns is a graduate of Harvard Business School, where he earned his Masters and Doctorate degrees in Business Administration with specialization in Organizational Behaviors. He earned his B.S. in mathematics at Case Institute of Technology.
He has over thirty years of consulting experience, specializing in organization design and change with numerous health care organizations and industrial firms. Equally interesting, he is a frequent speaker at educational programs in the U.S. and abroad. Marty has been Chairperson of the Health Care Administration Division of the Academy of Management and has served on the national advisory committee of the Strengthening Hospital Nursing Program, sponsored jointly by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Pew Charitable Trusts.