At-Large Member 2018-2020
Paulette Evans is an expert in researching, developing and implementing engaging and comprehensive membership and leadership tools for her work with the Junior League of Greensboro, NC. An energetic and experienced team leader, Paulette possesses a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, both professionally and in her nonprofit/League work.
Paulette has served on the Board of Directors for JLG as Treasurer and Finance Vice President. As part of the Training & Education Committee, Paulette implemented a three-track system for the breakout sessions at the annual Women’s Leadership Summit. The tracks were designed to meet a woman where she was in her career and prepare her for where she wanted to go. The three tracks included “Developing” (for women looking for skills to become a leader), “Supporting” (for those who needed support for their current leadership roles), and “Encouraging” (for women who have been a leader and wanted to encourage other women leaders). Paulette has also held various positions on the Executive Board of the Burlington Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, and she was recently slated to the Board of Directors for the YWCA of Greensboro.
Professionally, Paulette is Senior Project Manager at Cone Health where she leads and manages the development, implementation and coordination of projects for Reinventing Care, a collaborative process that brings architectural and health care experts from across the country to inform the design, construction and renovation of Cone Health’s hospitals. In her five years at Cone Health, Paulette has obtained a certification in Project Management and a certification in Healthcare Quality.
Prior to Cone Health, Paulette held a variety of leadership positions at General Electric where she honed and cultivated her project and operations management skills and earned a Six Sigma Black Belt. As Electrical Project Specialist, she managed 430 projects totaling $13.4MM for the sales team in the North Florida district, and helped the team reach $58MM for the 2006 budget year.
In 2017, Paulette was recognized as one of 40 Leaders Under 40 by the Triad Business Journal and she was featured in the Clemson World Magazine as a “Tiger on the Move.”
While an electrical engineering student at Clemson University, Paulette led a project requiring a team to research, design, and install a water purification system at a clinic in an underdeveloped village in South Africa. She later earned her MBA from Stetson University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.