Evolve Management & Operations Team

Evolve consists of a highly talented group of professionals dedicated to the application of proven methods that deliver real results. As a team, we hate waste in every form; wasted time, wasted effort, wasted resources, and wasted investments. With more than 200 years of combined experience implementing this approach with companies of all sizes in all industries, we work with our clients to minimize waste and maximize return on investment.



Jeff Tobaben - CEO
Jeff Tobaben
CEO and Founding Partner
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Kevin Crenshaw - Director of Technology
Kevin Crenshaw
Director of Technology
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Jennifer Simpson- Program Coordinator
Jennifer Simpson
Director of Operations 
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Becky Jacobson Chumley – Director of Brand Impact
Becky Chumley
Director of Brand Impact 
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Andrew Harper - Project Manager Evolve Performance Group
Andrew Harper
Project Manager 
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Alisa Williams - Project Manager, Evolve Performance Group
Alisa Williams
Project Manager 
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Linda Grasley - Office Manager Evolve Performance Group
Linda Grasley
Office Manager 
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Evolve Research Team



Emily Killham, MA - Chief Marketing Officer
Emily Killham, MA
Chief Research Officer
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Bill McEwen, PhD - Customer Engagement Practice Leader
Bill McEwen, PhD
CE Practice Leader 
Paul Busch, PhD
Paul Busch, PhD
Performance Branding Expert
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Evolve Delivery Team



Jennifer Fickeler
Jennifer Fickeler, PhD
Facilitator & Org Design
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Bruce Barkis - Senior Consultant
Bruce Barkis
Senior Consultant 
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Shaun Bryant - Facilitator and Keynote Speaker
Shaun Bryant
Facilitator & Keynote Speaker 
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Burl Haigwood - Consultant
Burl Haigwood
Consultant 
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Evolve PG News

What’s Your Strategic Plan in 2017 to Retain Employees?
Thursday, January 5, 2017
If your company has compensation right -- and your managers are trained to drive engagement daily in a performance-based culture – Happy New Year! If not, check out this article published by PayScale Human Capital that discusses compensation best practices for 2017. This report identifies numerous reason that employees leave companies – and surprise, they have very little to do with compensation.
The True Cost of Employee Turnover
Friday, September 9, 2016
Can you calculate the annual cost of your organization’s employee turnover?  We have found most small to medium-sized companies (SMBs) do not track or analyze their cost of employee turnover. Most simply assume it’s just a cost of doing business. While it is a little difficult if you don’t have all the data points, we have provided a few easy ways to help you calculate the cost of your employee turnover in this article.
A Customer Saved Is Worth a Customer Earned…Times 5
Friday, September 9, 2016
Do you know the lifetime value of your average customer? Has your organization determined their cost to acquire a new customer?  I can’t think of a time anyone challenged the business strategy of spending money to get new customers.  I challenge you to play the flip side of that argument and use the information and calculators provided in this article to come up with an estimated cost of what your organization spends on acquiring new customers each year and what they are worth.
Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement

For one client a .10 increase in employee engagement
increased market share by 69%.

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