ABOUT US

You Evolving is a revolutionary approach to politics, business, and our personal lives through a deeper understanding of what it means to be human. Using the latest scientific theories and data from anthropology, genetics, psychology, and neuroscience, our programs will revolutionize the way you look at the world and the way the world looks at you.

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"We can improve ourselves through science. We can evolve."

 

HOGAN M. SHERROW

                106 Suncrest Road, Talent, OR 97540 • 541-415-1013, Hogan@you-evolving.com                                          

 

SKILLS & EXPERTISE

 

  • Strategy – My strategies are derived from the latest scientific findings and lead to more agile, more successful individuals, teams, and campaigns.

  • Leadership/Teamwork – I have done extensive research on leadership and teamwork, gone through multiple trainings on the topics, and developed my own program for leadership and team development.

  • Communications – I use my unique approach to communications and public relations to produce distinctive brands and impactful messaging for elected officials, candidates, and campaigns.

  • Public Speaking – I am a sought after public speaker and am in my natural element in front of an audience and acting as a spokesperson.

 

EDUCATION

 

YALE UNIVERSITY, NEW HAVEN, CT, USA, Ph.D. – May 2008

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, OR, USA, M.S. – June 1999

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, OR, USA, B.S. – June 1996

 

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE

 

Present  CAMPAIGN MANAGER: Joe Yetter for Congress joefororegon.com

  • Establish campaign strategy and build candidate brand

  • Handle all speech writing and communications

  • Coordinate campaign activities

  • Manage staff and volunteers

  • Develop partnerships

  • Media Liaison

  • Negotiate endorsements

 

Present  DIRECTOR: Rural Oregon Climate Political Action Committee (ROCPAC) rocpac.org

  • Manage all aspects of the short term and long term components of the organization including donor relations, fundraising, strategy, and steering committee development

  • Government relations

    • Candidate evaluation and endorsements

    • Partnership development

    • Community outreach

2020     CAMPAIGN MANAGER: Kevin Stine for Mayor of Medford

  • Established campaign strategy and built candidate brand

  • Handled all speech writing and communications

  • Coordinated campaign activities

 

2018     CAMPAIGN MANAGER: Amy Thuren for County Commissioner

  • Established campaign strategy and built candidate brand

  • Handled all speech writing and communications

  • Coordinated campaign activities

 

2018     COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR: Michelle Blum Atkinson for State Representative

  • Established and built candidate brand, advised on communications                     

 

2015     CAMPAIGN CONSULTANT: Better Transit Now

  • Designed and managed campaign website and social media pages

 

2014     SENIOR FIELD DIRECTOR: Five Corners Strategies

  • Hired and managed a team of thirty-five field staff

  • Developed communications and PR strategies for a statewide ballot initiative in Oregon

  • Worked with the executive committee to develop and implement campaign strategy

 

2008 & 2012     FIELD ORGANIZER AND GOTV TEAM LEADER: Obama for America

  • Worked as part of a team to develop communications and campaign strategy for Southeast Ohio.

  • Led a GOTV Team.

  • Worked with the OFA advance team and the US Secret Service on campaign events.

 

2005 – 2010     CONSULTANT: U.S. Senator Joseph Biden, U.S. Representative Zack Space, State Representative Debbie Phillips

 

1995 – 1996     FIELD MANAGER: Oregon Student Public Interest Group

 

EXECUTIVE EXPERIENCE

 

Present     OWNER: You Evolving, LLC, you-evolving.com

  • Political Consulting

  • Personal Consulting

  • Business Consulting

 

2020 - 2021     INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Emerging Futures Network, emergingfuturesnetwork.net

  • Manage all aspects of day-to-day activities for the organization including program coordination, staff management, grant adherence, board development and fundraising

 

2018 - 2019     EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, winterspring.org

  • Managed all aspects of the short term and long term components of the organization including donor relations, fundraising, strategy, and board development

  • Responsible for an annual budget of over $350,000

 

2016 – 2017     MANAGER, PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION AND ENGAGEMENT: National Multiple Sclerosis Society;                      nationalmssociety.org

  • Worked remotely with communities, individuals and health care providers throughout Southern Oregon to improve the lives of people living with MS

  • Served as the face of the National MS Society in Southern Oregon

  • Worked as part of a team to accomplish the goals of the organization

 

2015     EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Siskiyou Field Institute, thesfi.org

  • Managed budgeting, staff, communications, marketing, media relations, fundraising, membership relations, and board development

  • Responsible for an annual budget of over $350,000

  • Managed a thriving social media presence for the organization

  • Crafted and communicated the narrative of the organization with the public, media, supporters, and partners

 

2005 – 2014     DIRECTOR: EDUCATE Foundation, Inc., United States and Uganda

  • Strategy, communications, public relations, donor relations, volunteers.

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

 

2007 – 2014     ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Ohio University, Athens, OH

  • Taught and developed college level courses in Evolutionary Anthropology

  • Advised undergraduate and graduate students

  • Served on departmental and university committees

  • Established and directed the Hominid Behavior Research Project (HBRP)

 

2006 – 2007     VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR: Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Ohio University, Athens, OH

  • Taught college level courses in Evolutionary Anthropology

 

2005 – 2006     VISITING LECTURER: Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

  • Taught college level courses in Anthropology & Archaeology

 

AFFILIATIONS

 

CLIMATE REALITY PROJECT

Climate Leader and Mentor

 

SOUTHERN OREGON CLIMATE ACTION NOW (SOCAN)

Board Member

 

OREGON COALITION FOR GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS REDUCTION

Member

 

REFERENCES

 

Alan Journet, Co-Facilitator, Southern Oregon Climate Action Now (SOCAN), alanjournet@gmail.com, 541-301-4107.

 

Joseph Vaile, Climate Change Director, Klamath Siskiyou Wildlands, joseph@kswilds.org, 541-488-5789,

 

Pam Marsh, State Representative, Oregon District 5, Rep.PamMarsh@oregonlegislature.gov, 503-986-1405.

 

Brad Reed, Campaign Manager, Renew Oregon, brad@reneworegon.org, 971-217-6813.