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Charles Gasper

Senior Consultant, Evaluation and Learning

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Creating answers to complicated questions by providing context and capturing meaning from complex data

Charles is motivated by providing answers to important, challenging questions through designing effective metrics, data collection techniques, and providing context and answers to important questions derived from collected data points.

His clients value his ability to quickly understand their current work while infusing new thinking that supports a growing and evolving environment. Charles develops fact-based findings that raise the level of client impact, internally and externally. With over twenty years of experience, Charles has done evaluative work for health, healthcare, media, social sector, and organizational development organizations.

At TCC Group:
  • John S. and James L. Knight Foundation: A nonprofit that promotes journalism, media innovation, and arts, the Foundation sought to shift its funded organizations from print to digital. Charles conducted a landscape analysis to show where their funded organizations were in the process of this transition. He developed organizational change metrics allowing the Foundation to better understand its programs, shed insight on the right questions to ask, and modify programming.
  • Project Management Institution Educational Foundation: Charles worked with the Project Management Institution Educational Foundation (PMIEF) to better articulate and assess a program that provides high school students with the project management skills needed to achieve better grades and intentionally go to college. Using his clarified program theory, questions, models, and markers of success for the students, the PMIEF board could clearly see the impact of their programs.
  • Wisconsin Public Television: Charles led an evaluation focus for Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) to guide the development of data gathering and analytic tools. The partnership resulted in WPT improving their ability to better articulate the motivation behind programming, monitor the intended results, and demonstrate their effectiveness and impact to community stakeholders.
Before TCC Group:
  • Nine Network: Charles led Nine Network’s framework for impact and the evaluation efforts for one of their nationwide campaigns. Charles also provided capacity-building support to public media television stations across the United States.
  • Missouri Foundation for Health: Charles oversaw over $3 million in evaluation contracts and developed a revised method by which the Foundation sought and assessed grant applications. During his time at the Missouri Foundation for Health, Charles helped the Foundation shift toward an outcomes-focused grant strategy—clarifying foundation-wide objectives, programmatic objectives, and learning opportunities.
  • Claremont Graduate University
    • Doctoral Student, Evaluation & Research Methods
    • Certification, Advanced Study in Evaluation
  • St. Louis University
    • MS(R) in Applied Psychology
  • Santa Clara University
    • BS, Psychology
  • American Evaluation Association
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