Meet Evan Kettler. Strategist, adviser, business coach and executive coach. Entrepreneur. Professional board chair and board member.
Graduate, University of Pennsylvania. Longtime Charlotte resident. Arthur Andersen Consulting – before it was Accenture – New York City. Specialty, organization and systems planning. Coolest experience: learning to code in assembler language in St. Charles, IL. Valuable lesson: smart, motivated people + great training makes for high performing teams. Springs Industries – software development, business development. Coolest job: pricing out companies for potential acquisition. Valuable lesson: declining markets are not fun. Started company, profit recovery and improvement for retailers. Valuable lesson: growing is way better than grinding. Started company, profit recovery and improvement for healthcare. Valuable lesson: passion is a prerequisite. Four term board chair, highest rated public school in North Carolina. Coolest job: carving pumpkins with the kids. Valuable lesson: leadership is about doing the right things for the right reasons. Chair, Vistage Worldwide, leading a peer advisory board for CEO/owners. Valuable lesson: listening is a superpower.
President, Kettler StrategyWorks. Father, Cole and Rafe. Husband, Karen.
Committed to bringing clarity of thought, intentionality of action and a network of best in class resources to small and midsized business leaders.
Passionate about high performing leadership and high performing organizations. Dedicated to working exclusively with owners and leaders – and the next generation of owners and leaders – of small and midsized businesses.
Believes that business, like sport, should be fun, exhilarating – and profitable. Believes that family and community count. That you get to build the culture in your company, starting with values – and that you have to model those values.
Believes in greatness, and aiming high.