Being the change.
Jill L. Barrett leads the company's vision and strategy for a new social contract for work — one that is capable of meeting the expectations that workers, organizations and society at large hold for our complex system of employment.
A Change Leader and Integral Coach®, Jill has more than a decade of multi-sector experience collaborating with individuals and teams to launch social impact initiatives, having worked in state and national politics, local government administration, global corporate social responsibility, social impact investing and nongovernmental organizations. Additionally, she regularly advises start-ups and community-based organizations on organizational design and change.
Jill holds memberships in the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology (SIOP). She earned a Master of Public Policy from the College of William & Mary and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Psychology from the University of West Florida. Outside of Evolve, Jill loves to support her local community through mentorship and nonprofit board membership. She lives in Washington, D.C. with her life partner and has a daughter she adores who will soon serve the world through the Peace Corps. Jill is an Aikido practitioner and enjoys singing with her partner whenever they can take the stage.
Jeremy Spaulding brings to Evolve more than fifteen years of proven success in technical innovation, systems design and strategy development that challenges the norm. His leadership style and energy fosters a culture of creativity and collaboration in ideation and new concept development for workspace architecture and design.
Jeremy has significant achievements in human-machine and environmental design and analytics, advanced gesture and speech-based systems, and intelligent lighting technologies. He has deep experience with development spanning five major industries as well as academia. Jeremy is passionate about new technologies that push the boundaries of convention and continuously strives to successfully bridge technology development with artistic thought leadership.
Jeremy holds an MS in Industrial and Systems Engineering and BS in Crop and Environmental Science, both from Virginia Tech. He is connected to nature, loves pushing his human potential, enjoys sailing and spent his high school years in Ankara, Turkey where he picked up snowboarding and stoked his adventurous spirit for exploring Greco-Roman history and ancient civilizations.
Sarah-Marie Hopf is a creative-analytical designer, entrepreneur and integral coach. She loves working with purpose-driven individuals and organizations who are committed to driving conscious impact. A German-American, she's lived in the US, Europe and South and Southeast Asia and has worked with organizations and individuals globally. Sarah-Marie brings systems thinking, human-centered design, commitment to excellence, deep listening and cultural sensitivity to all of her engagements.
A proud introvert and lifelong lover of quiet, Sarah-Marie is the founder of Thriving in a Noisy World which supports innovators, entrepreneurs and creatives to cultivate practices and community for thriving in an age of distraction and noise. Previously, she led Changemaker Campus Selection at Ashoka U, supporting and equipping intrapreneurial educators and their teams at universities globally to embed social innovation into their culture, programming and operations and empower students with a sense of agency and skills to address the world’s greatest challenges. She also has experience in consulting, research and education at the intersection of human-centered design, social innovation and global development in South and Southeast Asia.
Sarah-Marie graduated summa cum laude from Dartmouth with a BA with Honors in Anthropology modified with Economics and Development Studies. She is a StartingBloc Fellow, Hive Global Leader and member of Sandbox, a global network of changemakers. She's a long-time yoga, Pilates and meditation practitioner and she spends at least one week a year in silence on a meditation retreat. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, she is committed to creating space for authentic human connection and living the questions.
Rachel Skolnick is a motivated self-starter excelling at both the creative and analytical sides of the marketing process. She has more than ten years of experience with marketing strategy, content creation, social media management, campaign targeting and response analysis across sectors. Rachel possesses superior communication, leadership and interpersonal skills.
With a true knack for analysis and a naturally inquisitive mind, Rachel has an inherent curiosity to improve the status quo. Results-driven, Rachel always finds ways to get the mission accomplished, often finding work-arounds as common as that is in this capacity.
In 2015, Rachel received the Women on the Rise Award from General Assembly (out of a pool of over 10,000 applicants). Rachel's positive and collaborative personality make working with her a breeze.
Rachel holds Digital Marketing Certificate from Georgetown University and a BA in Psychology and Business from Lehigh University. She is a permanent fixture at Becky's Fund, having volunteered there for seven years and counting.