Our Leadership Team

The leadership of Stokes Evans brings over 60 years of combined experience in multiple verticals to every client engagement.  Our “hands on” approach to working with clients and our hand-picked team of seasoned consultants ensures that the service you receive will always exceed expectations.

Gwynnen Evans Chervenic

President, Washington, DC

Gwynnen Chervenic founded Stokes Evans to provide transformational change, human capital development, and strategy support to public sector clients in 2003. Gwynnen has combined her passion for public service, management acumen, and consulting skills to build Stokes Evans into a trusted advisor to both commercial and government clients. Gwynnen has experience managing global motion picture finances and contracts, developing enterprise-level education programs, building teams, and leading complex consulting engagements.

Gwynnen has experience across multiple sectors including:
- Strategy and Planning
- Organizational Development and Governance
- Health Care
- Film & Entertainment Industry
- Adult Learning and Education
- Financial Analysis and Management
- Event Planning and Management

Michael Chervenic

Managing Director, Washington, DC

Mike Chervenic has over thirty years of experience making organizations more successful as a professional consultant, entrepreneur, and business executive. He has demonstrated his leadership in several areas including transformational change management, brand differentiation, business innovation, pricing, product portfolio management, supply chain optimization, acquisition management, large program management, business startup, and strategic communications. Mike leads business development and account operations for Stokes Evans.

Mike has expertise across multiple industries and sectors including:
- Homeland Security
- Cybersecurity
- Biodefense and Preparedness
- Health Care / Pharmaceutical
- Higher Education
- Software and Information Technology
- Retail / Consumer Products
- Industrial / Manufacturing
- Chemicals / Materials

Hany Saleeb

Managing Director, New York, NY

Mr. Saleeb has over twenty years of experience making organizations more successful as a professional consultant and business executive. He has worked in all aspects of strategic consulting and management to include: brand development, corporate finance, business innovation, product portfolio management, supply chain optimization, merger integration, business startup, and capital structuring.

Hany has experience across multiple industries and sectors including:
- Investment Banking
- Consumer Goods / Health Care
- Construction / Engineering
- Industrial / Automotive
- Financial Services
- High Technology / Software
- Chemicals / Materials

Our Client Engagement Leaders

Our team of senior client engagement leaders has the experience necessary to quickly add value in any business situation. We work with the best cross-functional leaders with strong records of individual and team achievement.

Joseph Healy, PMP

Program Management

Joe Healy has over twenty-five years of acquisition lifecycle, cybersecurity, budget, organizational development, and analysis experience as a military officer and consultant. Joe excels at combining rigorous analysis and problem solving skills with consensus building to design and deliver transformation change. Joe leads complex programs and change initiatives for Stokes Evans.

Mr. Healy earned an MS in Government Information Leadership focused on Cyber Security from the National Defense University. an MS in Computer Science & Business Management from the University of Rhode Island, and a BS in Mathematics & Computer Science, from the US Coast Guard Academy.

Kevin VanLowe

Risk and Supply Chain Management

Kevin VanLowe has over twenty-five years of experience in strategy, supply chain, and risk management as both a consultant and senior executive. Kevin has managed high-impact supply chain security and optimization efforts in the automotive, high technology, aviation, and software industries. Kevin also has experience improving government budget, risk management, vendor management, and acquisition processes and organizations.

Kevin earned an MBA form the University of Southern California and BS in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University.

Melissa Peery, PMP

Transformation and Organizational Development

Melissa Peery leads the planning and implementation of transformational change across large organizations. She helps leaders develop and clearly communicate their vision, establish an enabling organizational structure, and create the necessary environment for transformation. Melissa also helps to identify and employ the best tools to understand an organization’s culture and readiness for change, to educate and support change leaders, and engage all stakeholders. Melissa has the technical background and breadth of experience across both commercial and government clients to quickly impact new engagements.

Melissa earned an MS in Linguistics from Georgetown University and BA in Psychology from the University of Maryland.