About Us

Meet Our Team

Sumption & Wyland, established in 1990, provides nonprofit board governance consulting, strategic planning for hospitals and other select clients, and executive coaching services.

Margaret J. Sumption
Margaret J. Sumption


Margaret has over 35 years of experience as a teacher and counselor with an international clientele, nonprofit administrator, development officer, and volunteer board member serving a wide variety of organizations. She is a popular, dynamic, and effective speaker for nonprofit professionals, associations, and policymakers.  She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and nationally certified in human resources.

Michael Wyland
Michael L. Wyland


Michael has over thirty years of experience in corporate and government public policy, management, and administration. He is an expert on nonprofit governance and fundraising issues. He has been featured in media including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CNN, Fox News, Washington Post, FierceHealthCare, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, and The Nonprofit Quarterly. He has served as an editorial advisory board member and contributor to The Nonprofit Quarterly, with more than 400 articles and features published from 2012 to 2019.

Working Genius and EQ-i 2.0/EQ360 certifications
Dan C. Ellis


Dan C. Ellis, PhD, has over 30 years of experience as a healthcare administrator, executive coach, and university adjunct faculty member. He is certified to administer and interpret the EQ-i 2.0 for assessing Executive Leadership Emotional Intelligence Competencies.