Janese Evans

Board Member


Janese Evans is a marketing and creativity professional. As principal of Strategic Toolbox, she’s worked in 60 countries and 23 languages for a mix of high tech, consumer, industrial, service and educational clients. Her specialty is strategic issues. Whether through facilitating creativity and planning sessions or providing the research to better understand a situation and a target audience, Janese brings insight and ideas that have influenced business decision-making for more than 30 years.

She been a volunteer with Destination Imagination for 25 years, focusing primarily on Instant Challenge. Janese is not a parent or a professional educator; she has been attracted to the program for its keen ability to build the thinking and innovation skills and the ‘can do’ attitude that are universally needed for 21st century success.

She holds a B.S. and M.B.A. from St. Cloud State University as well as an M.S. in Creativity and Change Leadership from Buffalo State University.