Meet the people behind Evolve
Before Evolve, Chris was Global Vice President of Business Development and Marketing at Logic Information Systems where he led significant year over year growth under his leadership. Chris brings a deep commitment to client success to every challenge.
Chris holds a BS from St. Cloud State University and lives in Eagan where he enjoys coaching his two high school sons in baseball and hockey.
Prior to joining the founding team at Evolve, Jenell was the Director of Operations for Logic Information Systems from 2008 until 2015. While at Logic, she managed global operations during significant year-over-year growth, including large technology programs, business process, financial reporting and analysis, HR, IT, global expansion, and acquisitions. Before Logic, Jenell was a relationship manager with Chrysler Financial where she gained experience in finance, consultative sales, and business process optimization.
Jenell holds a BA from Hamline University and completed the High Potentials Leadership Program at Harvard Business School. When she’s not at work, Jenell enjoys golf, water skiing and spending time with her family and friends.
Adil’s goal is to do nothing less than help revolutionize retail, starting from the ground up. Before Evolve, Adil worked at Oracle where he doubled the consulting revenue on the programs he managed by providing excellent value and results for customers.
Adil grew up in Cape Town, South Africa and holds a Bachelor of Information systems from Peninsula Technikon. Today he lives in St. Louis Park, Minnesota with his wife and two daughters and enjoys competitive squash and beach volleyball.
Kelly has held CIO, COO, and Executive Committee roles across the retail industry, and she has shown the capability to adapt her talent to the enterprise from small-group scenarios. Her ability to bring IT and the business together to generate results is where she creates value. Kelly’s vast experience ranges from merchandising, product strategy to the sales floor. She has led many complex, multi-million-dollar implementation projects, delivering on time and on budget with the change management skills to ensure successful adoption.
Away from work, Kelly enjoys spending her time with her family, friends and pets. Her interests include shopping, traveling, swimming, hiking, cooking, and her continuing learning of world history. She is also an avid Padres and MSU football/basketball fan.
Jérôme has led large and complex transformation programs in North America, Europe, and Asia. He has over 20 years of consulting experience implementing and integrating systems, 17 of which in retail (merchandising, planning and optimization, point-of-service, business intelligence, and workforce management), and the rest in Finance and Healthcare. His experience includes work at Accenture, Oracle Retail, JDA, and Infor.
Born in Paris, France, Jérôme has now lived in Los Angeles, California for over 15 years, where you will find him wine-tasting, listening to operas, building Lego sets, or hiking… usually not at the same time!
Sherry is industry recognized for her client-first focus and deep vertical domain knowledge. Previous roles include Partner at Logic Information Systems, VP of Planning and Merchandising Sales and Solutions with OLR, and as a Senior Software Account Executive within Oracle’s Retail Global Business Unit prior taking the role of Client Executive at Evolve. Sherry’s unique skillset blending her software sales experience with her many years of retail consulting enhances credibility with the strategic advisory sales offering to our clients.
When Sherry isn’t working you can find her at the beach, enjoying Pilates or just enjoying time spent with her family and friends in her hometown of Newport Beach, California.
Before joining Evolve, Margie worked on the client-side as an IT Director and Project Manager. She’s driven projects with a variety of vendors and consultants to successfully implement critical retail software systems. Margie’s experience includes working with companies such as Retek, Oracle, Microstrategy, and Logic.
Margie holds a BA in Computer Science from the University of St. Thomas, along with several certificates and awards such as Master Project Manager and Corporate Manager of the Year. A true Minnesotan, Margie spends her free time hiking, golfing, paddle boarding, skiing, and enjoying the beauty of Northern Minnesota. Margie and her husband have two sons and live in Duluth Minnesota.
Before coming to Evolve, Marta spent 5+ years as a Principal Consultant at Veltio. While at Veltio, she focused on Oracle Planning and Optimization implementations. Marta worked with a variety of retailers including Sterling Jewelers, AT&T, Forever 21, Disney, and Kroger. Marta holds a BA in Speech Communication from the University of Washington.
On her off time, she enjoys golf, theatre, and taking walks along the Puget Sound. Marta resides in the Seattle, Washington area.
Zack has held several Planning leadership roles, where he has led large teams in complex organizations with over a billion dollars in annual revenue. He has led transformational change through software solutions at some of the world’s largest multi-channel retailers.
Zack is a Pacific Northwest native who loves the outdoors. When he’s not working with customers, you can find Zack on the ski slopes, fly fishing a river, or living the “#VanLife” with his wife Kate and their chocolate lab, Duder.
Brian’s focus is on process improvement and user adoption of technology within the supply chain planning functions to increase productivity, decrease inventory, and improve customer centricity.
Prior to joining Evolve, Brian has held senior level consulting roles at Accenture and Logic Information Systems and managed planning teams at Marshall Fields (a former division of Target Corporation) and Macy’s. Brian prides himself in collaborating with organizational leaders and applying his entrepreneurial spirit to establish methodologies and processes to implement low-risk and impactful programs for organizations.
Brian holds a BS in Entrepreneurial Studies from the Carlson School of Management. He resides in Minneapolis, MN with his wife, two children and dog. On his time off, Brian enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, fishing, biking, and brewing.