Toby McGrath

Managing Director

Toby McGrath

Managing Director

Phone: 207.253.0520 Fax: 207.772.3627 Email:

84 Marginal Way, Suite 600 Portland, ME 04101-2480

Assistant: Jennifer Leonard Email:


Toby McGrath is the Managing Director of Drummond Woodsum Strategic Consulting. With more than 15 years of experience, Toby is a recognized leader in his field.

Prior to joining Drummond Woodsum, Toby worked in Washington, D.C. as Deputy Chief of Staff for United States Senator Angus King. In addition, Toby served as Chief of Staff to the Maine Speaker of the House of Representatives, as well as Chief of Staff of the Maine House Majority Leader. In 2009, Toby was appointed by President Barack Obama as the Assistant Administrator for Field Operations at the Small Business Administration, where his oversight of SBA activities across the United States gave him a national perspective on the issues facing small business.

Toby’s private sector experience spans strategic planning, coalition development and management, as well as providing legislative strategies for businesses and non-profits. As an expert in organizational development, Toby is able to assist organizations in aligning their mission, goals, and processes in order to reach their full potential and maximum success.

Toby has advised on presidential, senatorial, gubernatorial, state legislative, referendum and issue campaigns in Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.

In both the public and private sectors, Toby’s work has focused on telecommunications, regulatory, environmental, energy, educational, campaign finance, tax, labor, business, and appropriations issues.


Bowdoin College, B.A.

Columbia University, M.A., Organizational Psychology and Change Leadership


Hogan Personality Assessment

Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation (FIRO)

Meyers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)


Maine Preservation: Statewide Historic Preservation Award

Maine Development Foundation: Maine Street Hero Award

Campaign & Elections Magazine: Rising Star Award