Evergreen Certifications is a non-profit organization providing Certification for Professionals
in the Behavioral Health, Healthcare, Allied Health, Business and Education Industries.

About Us

Who We Are

Evergreen Certifications, LLC is a not for profit 501(c)(3) organization that promotes the highest standards in certifications for today’s mental health professionals. Our certifications set the standards for excellence in their fields of practice. Certification establishes trust and helps consumers, their families, and those who pay for behavioral health services to choose providers and programs with confidence.

Our Mission and Values

  • Establishing credibility for professionals and trust for consumers through certification.
  • Company Values:
    • Leadership: Be a global leader in creating professional value by delivering recognized, evidence-based certifications and solutions that satisfy both our customers’ present and future needs.
    • Innovative: We are committed to continuous innovation and improvement to ensure that we deliver relevant certifications based on evidence-based practices.
    • Awareness: We anticipate, solicit feedback and respond to the needs of healthcare professionals.
    • Integrity: We promise to honor commitments and act with goodwill, integrity and professionalism.

Our Team

Jeff Mares
Jeff Mares  Operations Manager
Jeff Mares is Evergreen Certification's Operations Manager. He brings over 4 years’ experience in developing and managing projects in the continuing education and professional certification industry. He also brings another 8 years’ experience doing everything under the sun that was necessary to start and run his own business. If you find Jeff outside of our office, chances are you will find him either biking through the woods or the county highways outside of Eau Claire, WI, cooking and testing up some new food idea or cheering on the USA Men’s National soccer team.
Claire Zelasko
Claire Zelasko  Certifications Manager
Claire Watson Zelasko, MBA, has over 10 years’ experience working in the continuing education industry. She specializes in working with experts in their fields to develop educational content for fellow professionals. Additionally, Claire brings years of experience in relationship building, sales, marketing and new product development to her role as Certifications Manager.

Her prior work experiences have included careers in banking and manufacturing.