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Charles j evans

Consultant/Trainer/Coach ​


Charles J. Evans is the founder of BlackStar and has over 10 years of experience working with small- and medium-sized organizations, management level staff, executive directors and entrepreneurs.  He has significant expertise in organizational restructuring, staff management, program development, performance measurement for individuals and programs, grant making and leadership development coaching. Charles has worked for and with prominent national and local nonprofit organizations, government agencies and prestigious associations.  He has a personal commitment to learning every day, from everyone and is a believer in the ability of each individual to create her/his optimal situation. 


He founded BlackStar to serve as a vehicle to assist organizations and individuals ready to take their work to the “next level”. Charles is a practitioner of the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC) Core Energy Coaching modality.  He is also certified in the Situational Leadership II model for Organizational Management and Development, the DC Best Youth Development framework, the National Institute of Out of School Time (NIOST)-created APT tool for out of school time program observation, and the Management Systems International (MSI) Evaluation Process for non-governmental programs. He is a member of the District of Columbia’s Commission on African American Affairs, a professor in Resource Development and Fundraising at Trinity University, a guest lecturer at several universities in the DC metro area and a presenter at local and national conferences. 




Charles also holds a bachelors degree in Business Marketing from James Madison University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Nonprofit Management from George Mason University.  He lives in Washington, DC with his wife and daughter.  Recently, he has authored a book, dedicated to coaching Black Men titled, appropriately, Coaching 4 Black Men: Why Black Men Need Coaching.

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