Managing Director

Located in

Raleigh, North Carolina




PO Box 99101
North Carolina



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Springleaf Strategies

Springleaf Strategies is an official Green Plus Certified business, meaning that it has met the highest economic, environmental, and social standards set by Green Plus. This business has a true and verifiable commitment to sustainability and is leader in its community. Learn more about Green Plus Certification...

Mission & History

With 17 years of diverse professional experience, Evelyn works with companies to help them achieve their strategic marketing goals. Her specialized experience in the real estate and sustainability industries provides insight into effective communication with unique and diverse audiences. Evelyn's work includes strategic marketing activities, sustainability consulting, project management, media relations, business strategy, and community outreach. Prior to founding Springleaf Strategies, she served in various capacities at Greenfire Development and Highwoods Properties. Her experience with growing companies translates to a deep understanding of the challenges organizations face everyday. Evelyn's goal is to create the biggest impact for her clients with an efficient use of resources. She is a LEED Accredited Professional and specializes in organizations working to reduce the environmental impact of buildings and development. Evelyn graduated with honors from North Carolina State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. She also holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Evelyn serves on the Executive Committee for Rebuilding Together of the Triangle.

Services & Products

Springleaf Strategies is a communication and sustainability consulting firm focused on making companies with an environmental or social mission more competitive. We drive business growth in two ways: creating an authentic communication strategy and developing a balanced approach to environmental and social responsibility. We work with firms in green building, renewable energy, impact investment, municipalities, non-profits, and companies interested in building their sustainability program. We are a Certified B Corp and were founded on the idea that being successful in business shouldn’t preclude companies from being good stewards of the environment and the community. www.springleafstrategies.com Services: Communication strategy, marketing and business plan development, sustainability audit and consulting, corporate social responsibility, media relations, community outreach, sustainability training and education, marketing tools development, branding, ID development, website development

Business Type

Services (excluding public administration)

Sustainability Awards & Certification

Evelyn Contre is a LEED AP Springleaf Strategies is a B Corporation 2010 Recipient of the Triangle Business Journal's Green Awards 2011 Recipient of the 40 Under 40 Leadership Award

Best Practices

Achieving Green Plus Certification reflects a company’s commitment to improving its profits through economic, social, and environmental practices: the triple bottom line. While all Green Plus Certified and Mover businesses have embraced practices in these three areas to improve its sustainability, some companies go above and beyond by achieving a perfect score in sub-categories of the Green Plus Diagnostic Survey.
These are areas where Springleaf Strategies excels:


These are areas where Springleaf Strategies excels at implementing environmentally sustainable practices:
Waste Reduction


These are areas where Springleaf Strategies excels at implementing business practices that supports its community and is fair towards its workers:
Human Resources & Employee Effectiveness
Community Engagement
Awareness Building


These are areas where Springleaf Strategies excels at the financial and organizational aspects of business:
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