Our Team

Richard Hudson

Senior Director of Operations

Business Operations | Organizational Change | Program & Portfolio Management | Organizational Performance Monitoring & Evaluation

Richard has over 40 years-experience in consulting, but currently oversees operations of Contracts, Finance, HR and IT for Evans Consulting and GCN.

Richard is passionate about improving organizational performance and is particularly adept in understanding and navigating different cultural elements associated with large scale change programs. A significant component of his consulting has been internationally focused working with both government and private sector clients. He has lived in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia and delivered projects in over 30 different countries.

Richard is a certified change management instructor who has delivered many training courses and workshops tailored to change sponsors, change agents and change stakeholders and has spoken at several international conferences on the topic of change.

Barrie Zucal

GCN Founder

Barrie Zucal, MS is a global entrepreneur and executive coach with a sophisticated global perspective on leadership development and coaching. She is the founder and former president and CEO of Global Coaches Network with 300 coaches in 75 countries coaching in 47 languages.

Barrie is passionate about developing women business leaders and entrepreneurs who want to do what is meaningful, expand their impact, and inspire other women in the process.

Certifications: Barrie is certified in the use of psychological and leadership assessments including The Global Executive Leadership Inventory, The Polaris Global Leadership Assessment, The Social and Emotional Intelligence Assessment by the Hay Group, the Country Navigator, The Cultural Orientations Indicator and the Cultural Orientations Model©, The Personality Profiler©, The Values Arrangement List©, High Impact Performance Teaming, and The Global Mindset inventory by Thunderbird University.

Jessica Zucal

Jessica ZucalSr. Division Manager, Global Coaches Network

A Division of Evans Consulting

Executive Coach | Change Guru | Org Culture Specialist | OD Practitioner | Adjunct Professor

Jessica is driven by a passion to develop healthy organizations, which starts with healthy leaders and their teams, and is supported by organization culture and systems. Jessica has spent her 15 plus year career working with senior leaders and their teams, assisting and equipping them to shift from their current to desired state. She has a strong background in leadership and team development, change management, organization development (OD), and cultivating healthy organizational culture.

Jessica earned a Master’s of Science in Organization Development and Knowledge Management from George Mason University (GMU), and a Bachelor’s in Business Conflict Analysis and Transformation. She is an NLI (NeuroLeadership Institute) trained Coach, and Adjunct Professor at GMU. Certifications: Korn Ferry’s Leadership Architect and 360 assessment, Prosci, MBTI, Scrum Master, and Infinite Possibilities Trainer.

Sean Miller

Sean MillerWashington, DC
Senior Division Manager, GCN

Sean Miller has over 15 years of experience developing leaders in the federal government, public education, and business world. Sean has a strong background in empowering people to achieve results through his development and delivery of tailored professional learning programs. His approach to coaching and development is grounded in positioning his clients to be reflective practitioners, which leads to discovering personal insights, new perspectives, more highly effective behaviors, and ultimately better business results.

Prior to his current work, Sean was a senior leader in one of the largest public-school systems in the U.S. He coached individuals to grow in their roles, facilitated teacher training, and headed school improvement initiatives. As a Principal Consultant with Evans, Sean supported senior executives with aligning talent to their business objectives within change management and organizational development projects.

Sean is a certified executive coach through the International Coach Federation (ICF). He also holds professional certifications in project management (PMP), and Korn Ferry’s Leadership Architect and 360 Assessment.

These are just a few of our more than 300 coaches of the 
Global Coaches Network.