ABOUT EVAN

Professional Timeline

  • Apr 23, 2018

    1971 - 2001

    Started working at CCA Global Partners

  • Apr 23, 2018

    2001 - 2017

    Founded Ingage Consulting

  • Apr 23, 2018

    2017 - 2018

    Founded Evan Hackel Franchise Speaker

Evan Hackel, Franchising Industry Leader

Evan Hackel, the creator of the Ingaged Leadership concept and brand, is a thought leader in the fields of leadership and success. For more than two decades, he has helped hundreds of organizations build employee ingagement, increase profitability and achieve success.

Evan is founder and principal of Ingage Consulting, a consulting firm focused on improving the performance of franchises by improving the relationship between franchisees and the franchisor. By creating a culture of partnership and common purpose, Ingage Consulting is able to help franchises dramatically improve their performance.

Before founding Ingage Consulting, Evan worked at CCA Global Partners for twenty years. At CCA, he was responsible for four business divisions with over 2000 units and over $5 billion in sales operating in four countries. He also founded CCA’s departments in marketing, national programs, and training. He led the company's effort to buy and turn around a troubled franchise organization from bankruptcy. In four years he was able to grow the troubled franchise from 250 locations to a very successful company with over 550 locations.

In total, Evan has helped launch and found three franchise businesses during his career. Two of those were at CCA—which are still successfully operating now—and one, which he founded prior to CCA, developed and sold.

Evan received an MBA from Boston College and a BA in Economics from Colorado College. He is a current and former board member of several organizations, cooperatives, and groups to which he lends his expertise.

Evan resides in Reading, Massachusetts with his wife, Laura, and their three children.

Awards & Certifications

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Evan Hackel, Franchising Industry Leader

Evan Hackel, the creator of the Ingaged Leadership concept and brand, is a thought leader in the fields of leadership and success. For more than two decades, he has helped hundreds of organizations build employee ingagement, increase profitability and achieve success.

Evan is founder and principal of Ingage Consulting, a consulting firm focused on improving the performance of franchises by improving the relationship between franchisees and the franchisor. By creating a culture of partnership and common purpose, Ingage Consulting is able to help franchises dramatically improve their performance.

Before founding Ingage Consulting, Evan worked at CCA Global Partners for twenty years. At CCA, he was responsible for four business divisions with over 2000 units and over $5 billion in sales operating in four countries. He also founded CCA’s departments in marketing, national programs, and training. He led the company's effort to buy and turn around a troubled franchise organization from bankruptcy. In four years he was able to grow the troubled franchise from 250 locations to a very successful company with over 550 locations.

In total, Evan has helped launch and found three franchise businesses during his career. Two of those were at CCA—which are still successfully operating now—and one, which he founded prior to CCA, developed and sold.

Evan received an MBA from Boston College and a BA in Economics from Colorado College. He is a current and former board member of several organizations, cooperatives, and groups to which he lends his expertise.

Evan resides in Reading, Massachusetts with his wife, Laura, and their three children.

Professional Timeline

  • Apr 23, 2018

    1971 - 2001

    Started working at CCA Global Partners

  • Apr 23, 2018

    2001 - 2017

    Founded Ingage Consulting

  • Apr 23, 2018

    2017 - 2018

    Founded Evan Hackel Franchise Speaker

Awards & Certifications

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In Ingaging Leadership, business leader Evan Hackel lays out the positive philosophy of Ingagement that he has created and used to help hundreds of organizations achieve excellence and organizational success.

"A great read for anyone who wants to improve engagement at every and every level of their organization. The actionable steps are an addekd bonus."

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