Evans Consulting Selected to Lead IBTTA Foundation Leadership Academy in 2024

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Falls Church, VA – September 7, 2023 – Evans Consulting, an industry leader in providing high-quality management and leadership development services, has been selected by the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) Foundation to direct the 2024 IBTTA Leadership Academy Executive Development Program. This program will provide crucial training to mid-to-senior level managers from public and private sector organizations that serve the toll industry.

“We are excited to have Evans Consulting lead this important program that develops current and future leaders in our industry,” said Patrick Jones, Executive Director and CEO of IBTTA. “The Leadership Academy helps participants broaden their management perspective from a single functional area to the full range of executive responsibilities as well as hone communication and interpersonal skills needed to lead business functions and teams.”

The IBTTA Foundation Leadership Academy Executive Development Program will be directed by Lindsey Robertson-Lentz and a team of transportation leadership development professionals from Evans Consulting. The Evans team will include instructors and facilitators who have guided the Leadership Academy since its inception, including the program’s former director Dr. Barbara Gannon. The instructional team will be supported by the tolling industry knowledge of numerous distinguished instructors from the public and private sectors, all of whom volunteer their time to support the development of the industry’s leaders.

Founded in 2008, the IBTTA Leadership Academy is a week-long course tailored specifically for managers within the toll industry to prepare for executive leadership opportunities. Participants will build skills in stakeholder engagement, collaborative partnerships, diversity and inclusion, navigating politics and policy, strategic management and envisioning the future of tolling. More than 475 professionals have graduated from this program since its inception.

“We are honored that IBTTA has chosen us to direct the Leadership Academy in 2024,” said Lindsey Robertson-Lentz, Principal of Transportation Leadership Development at Evans Consulting. “As a team that includes facilitators who have provided instruction for the academy since its inception, we look forward to continuing its legacy of supporting tolling professionals as they positively impact the transportation industry.”

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About the IBTTA Foundation:

The IBTTA Foundation is committed to developing leaders who can make a difference in their communities through innovative solutions that improve mobility, safety, economic efficiency, sustainability, customer service and more. Through this program, participants get access to world class learning experiences designed around strengthening core competencies such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication & collaboration skills – all necessary skills for successful leaders in today’s digital age.

About Evans Consulting

Evans is a management consulting firm recognized for helping organizations build the right skills and create the right environments that produce high-performing teams.

By combining leading-edge science, experienced-based insight, practical tools, and on-the-ground support, Evans designs organizational systems and solutions to transform teams and unlock the potential inside the organizations.

For over three decades, Evans has helped organizations align culture to strategy, develop leaders that succeed in the mission, and build high-performing teams that deliver remarkable results. For more information, visit