Harold V. Langlois, PhD

President, CMS Associates

Harold Langlois is the founder and president of CMS Associates, a consulting group working in the financial industry. Langlois received a PhD from the University of Connecticut in organizational development, and has more than 25 years of consulting experience, focused on behavioral finance, organizational restructuring, performance improvement, program integration, and team development.

He has held executive positions at a number of prominent companies within the finance industry, including his role as a senior vice president at Advest, Inc., where he was responsible for designing and implementing a wealth management division, at MONY and AXA, where he focused on organization and integration following mergers, and at Merrill Lynch where he focused on the challenges of changing behaviors to meet societal trends.

Langlois was the recipient of the JoAnne Fussa Distinguished Teaching Award in 2002.


  • PhD University of Connecticut