Tres Roeder, President

Tres founded Roeder Consulting in 2001. A former consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton, Tres has worked with more than forty organizations including eight Fortune 500 companies and three FTSE 100 firms. Industry experience includes serving as Director of Business Process Improvement at American Greetings with prior positions at RR Donnelly and Toyota Motor Sales USA. He is the author of two Amazon best-selling books A Sixth Sense for Project Management and Managing Project Stakeholders. Former Vice Mayor of Shaker Heights, OH, he is currently a member of the Project Management Institute and the National Speakers Association. He is a Captain and active Instructor Pilot with the Civil Air Patrol.

Awards: PMI’s Kerzner Award for Project Management Excellence | 2012

Credentials: PMP, PMI-ACP, BA University of Illinois, MBA Northwestern University

Matt LoPiccolo, Chief Operating Officer

Experienced Executive with an established track record as a trusted coach and advisor
who is an empathetic leader and developer of talent. Matt is a highly effective communicator and business partner with a style based on trust, engagement, clarity & results.
He creates long term sustainable business change through transforming culture and an ability to simplify complexity. He is an expert in aligning strategy to program execution, program and change leadership, and enterprise transformation. Skilled in Program & Change Leadership, Strategy, Business Process & Analysis, Operations Management, and Requirements Analysis.

Awards: PMI’s Kerzner Award for Project Management Excellence | 2005; Crain’s Terabyte Award for a distinguished career in Information Technology | 2016

Credentials : PMP, PROSCI Change Practitioner, BS John Carroll University, EMBA Baldwin Wallace University

Elizabeth Roeder, Vice President

Elizabeth has experience managing projects professionally and as a volunteer for her church and children’s schools. Her professional experience includes 10 years with Arthur Andersen and Towers Perrin where she served as a highly skilled technology manager. Elizabeth led successful Y2K regional office rollovers and directed 1997 office rollouts of Windows 95/Office 97 entailing transition of more than 400 machines over two weekends. Her volunteer work includes years of school and church leadership managing activities of numerous people across a broad range of activities.

Credentials : BS University of Illinois

Pete Evangelista, Engagement Manager

Pete Evangelista is an expert Project, Program, and Portfolio Manager. He has been managing high impact and high visibility projects for the last twenty-six years. His training topics range from PM structure to communications to computer tool training (MS-Project). In addition to leading local consulting organizations, he has been a Managing Director at one of the “Big 5” consulting firms. Pete has been a college adjunct faculty member, teaching Project Management at the graduate (MBA) and undergraduate levels. Pete runs engaging courses that rely on his understanding of both the structural and human sides of running projects and business operations.

Credentials: PMP, DASM, BS Lawrence Technical University, MBA Cleveland State University

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James Ralph, Engagement Manager

James brings decades of experience applying gamification, animations, interactive displays and various other forms of creative electronic media to major project management and change. He has worked with global brands such as Bombardier, Dell, and Microsoft.

Credentials: BA Cheltenham


Christine Zust, Engagement Manager

Christine has more than 30 years of experience in strategic communication, positioning, planning and leadership. She works with executives, emerging leaders and management teams to develop credibility and clout with key clients, customers and constituents. She has held management and leadership positions in the public and private sectors and is a member of numerous training organizations. She was previously the Director of Communications for the Greater Cleveland Convention and Visitors Bureau. She is the author of the communications guideEverything I Do Positions Me

Credentials: Registered Corporate Coach (RCC), Appreciative Inquiry Certificated, BA Kent State University, MA Bowling Green University

Jim Briggs, Program Manager

Jim has spent is career in both B2B and B2C companies. His experiences include training development, materials management, experiential marketing, corporate communications as well as serving over four years as the Change, Communications and Training Manager for an ERP implementation in a 5000 employee, $2B global manufacturing and sales organization.

Credentials : PMP; BA, Masters Kent State University

Jeff Williams, Program Manager

Jeff is a multi-disciplined professional with 40 years of experience and expertise in engineering, information technology, manufacturing, civil construction, and oil & gas industries. He is a passionate servant leader who utilizes his subject matter expertise to understand business needs, lead teams and guide solutions. His hybrid approach begins with listening and visualizing the desired results, then conceptualizing and developing detailed plans and execution methodologies.

Credentials : Kent State University

Garrett Roeder, Business Development Manager

Garrett is a Senior at University of Cincinnati's Lindner College of Business, majoring in Finance. While there he has taken introductory and advanced classes in business communications, business analytics and financial valuation. Along with his assigned team, he did SWOT analysis for a large company with client interaction throughout the process from data gathering through feedback. He is also a member UC's Investment club and Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity, where he was Pledge Class President and Health and Safety officer.

Credentials : BS University of Cincinnati (Class of 2024)