1Evalution About

Passion. Experience. Diligence.

About us

1Evalution is a business and life-coaching firm formed in 2014. We are a team of certified coaches with years of business and leadership experience that focuses on fulfillment and working with women in life transitions. We are committed and passionate about helping others make meaningful changes that give them the freedom to live the life of their dreams.

Meet the team


Eva M. Kennedy

Eva M. Kennedy is the founder and principal of Eva M. Kennedy LLC /1Evalution. She is a certified life coach, speaker and author.

Eva is an accomplished leader with over twenty years of corporate experience. She achieved a key leadership role at Allstate Insurance Company  - the first African American director in the claims department.  In her role as a director, Eva was responsible for designing, developing and implementing countrywide operations and procedures with a measurable impact on fifteen thousand employees. She is highly trained in a matrix organization, leadership development, change management, organizational strategy, process design and implementation and compliance.  

 After being diagnosed with breast cancer and a reoccurrence within 5 years, she took early retirement and left the corporate world in 2006. In the years following her retirement, Eva embarked upon a journey of self-discovery, which led her to coaching. Eva wanted to pursue her passion to help others, continue her own development and find her purpose in life. She is excited and passionate about being a coach, empowering others through awareness and clarity to embrace and live the lives they desire.

 Eva is an active volunteer and recently started a mentoring group for young women. She believes in giving back and enjoys working with others to help them move forward.  She has been a guest speaker and a host on CANTV, (Chicago’s public’s space on cable television) on numerous occasions, to discuss the business of coaching and as an advocate for breast cancer awareness.




Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC)

International Coach Federation (ICF)
Associate Certified Coach (ACC)

B.S. in Business Administration
Southern New Hampshire University

Activities & Affiliations

National Association of Professional Woman (NAPW)
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
Professional Women's Club of Chicago (PWCC)

Professional Accolades

NAPW's VIP Woman of the Year Circle

Megan Farry

Megan is a passionate people-person. Formally trained in the Co-Active coaching model by the Coaches Training Institute (CTI), Megan’s life purpose is to help others embrace their personal power and provide clarity around their goals. While her professional Corporate Communications and Brand Marketing career has included a variety of multi-billion dollar organizations within the commercial real estate, international food manufacturing, fashion and workforce solutions industries, her driving force has always been to enrich and mentor others. Outside of coaching, Megan strives to achieve her own stretch goals by studying creative writing, improv and standup comedy at the Second City and iO theatres in Chicago.


Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC)

B.S. in Communications from
State University of New York at Fredonia


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We understand that finding the right coach to work with is a choice not to be taken lightly. That is why we offer a free consultation, to make sure we are a right fit for you.

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Getting Personal with Eva Kennedy.......Why I became a life coach and how it helped me move forward and find my purpose.