Evans Inc. expands, diversifies workforce

We are proud to welcome eight new employees to the Evans family! Our newest members, Jesse Lambert, Greg Griffith, Mindy Ko, Sarah Lemmons, Ellesse Krall, Jessica Zucal, Jennafer Miller and Bonnie Wald possess decades of experience in change management, business process improvement, organizational development and risk assessment.

These new members currently support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other clients by optimizing program management functions, providing strategic communications support and transforming enterprise project and portfolio planning processes.

“We are excited about the growth we are experiencing here at Evans!” Bob Etris, Director of the FAA Account at Evans Inc., said. “Each new addition has strengthened the Evans family, allowing us to find new and creative ways to engage our talent base to help us address the challenges of tomorrow.”

New Team Members

Evans welcomes Alan Windsor and J.J. Stakem to our team! The two new team members bring a wealth of experience in change management, organization development, and resilience planning.

Alan Windsor is a consultant and former policy advisor with the US Department of Homeland Security, and has a diversity of experience in critical infrastructure protection, resilience planning, and organizational risk management. In addition to his work with government clients, Alan has worked extensively in the United Arab Emirates, where he helped guide the development and integration of new organizations and interagency approaches to security issues. Alan holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is based in Washington, DC.

J.J. Stakem joins Evans to provide change management and organization development support to Federal Aviation Administration and other Evans’ clients.  J.J. brings a diverse background in organization development and project management with experience in both the public and private sectors.  In addition, as a prior United States Marine Corps Aviator, he provides an extensive background in aviation with an emphasis on military and other government agency operations.

Certifications Soar at Evans

Five Evans team members have recently obtained new professional certifications. Congratulations to Colin Christian who has earned his Project Management Institute (PMI) certification, and to Emad Elias, Alex Howarth, Margit Jochmann, and Stephanie Perlick who obtained their PROSCI Change Management Certifications.

Evans encourages and supports team members in pursuing certifications as supplements to their educational and experiential qualifications. More than 80% of Evans client-facing staff members hold certifications representing a broad range of professional domains, including:

  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Association of Business Process Management (BPM) Professionals (ABPMP)
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belts (LSS BB)
  • Agile Scrum Masters
  • PROSCI Change Management Certification
  • Certified Governmental Financial Managers (CGFM)
  • Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (BCPE)
  • Numerous personality, behavior and leadership indicator instruments (e.g., DISC, MBTI® )
  • Information Technology Service Management (ITIL)