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Jim Loreto

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner

Mr. Loreto joined Evoke Research and Consulting, LLC in 2007 and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner. Mr. Loreto has over 20 years of leadership and management consulting experience.

Prior to Evoke, Mr. Loreto served on Active Duty as a Naval Supply Officer, for over seven years and an additional five years in the Naval Reserves as an Intelligence Officer.  His active duty assignments included serving aboard the USS Ticonderoga (CG-47) during at sea operations, as well as a member of the Office of the Secretary of Defense while stationed at the Pentagon. As a reservist, Mr. Loreto supported the National Military Joint Intelligence Center (NMJIC) as an analyst and watch officer.

Before joining Mr. Blaisdell as an owner of Evoke, Mr. Loreto supported multiple Federal Agencies in project management, acquisition, financial management, business process re-engineering and information technology. His positions included Program Manager and Senior Consultant for both a large management consulting firm and then for an emerging information technology company.

He led successful teams supporting multiple customers in the federal market to include the U.S. Navy, the Department of Homeland Security and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  Mr. Loreto’s passion in consulting is finding efficiencies, cost savings and process improvement while supporting the agency mission.

Mr. Loreto holds a Bachelors of Science from the United States Naval Academy, a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Maryland and is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®.