Dr. Gerald Evans

Dr. Gerald Evans

Lead Trainer


Core Values: Productivity, Competence, Dependability, Autonomy, Family 

Jerry Evans was born in Great Falls and graduated from high school in Bigfork. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Providence, Great Falls and he earned two master’s degrees from Montana State University. Dr. Evans earned his Ph.D. from The Claremont Graduate University in the area of information processing and systems. He has served on the faculty of the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and the University of Nevada, Reno.  

He joined The University of Montana College of Business faculty in 1988, and has devoted most of his teaching, research, and publication activities to the areas of business information systems, business ethics, and organizational leadership. Additionally, Dr. Evans has consulted in businesses throughout the U.S. on topics such as negotiation, leadership, team building, conflict resolution, and quality management in service organizations. His current research focuses on resistance to change and leadership training. 

Jerry has served as a member of the board of directors of various corporations and foundations including the Montana Chamber of Commerce, the Montana Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Organizing Committee of Leadership Montana, and the Board of Governors of Leadership Montana. 

Current Favorites  

Word: Trust 

Sound: A running river 

Book: Dare to Lead by Brene’ Brown 

Holiday: Thanksgiving 

Movie: The Notebook 

Song: If You See Him (Reba and Brooks & Dunn) 

Montana scene: Rocky Mountain Front