Evan is passionate about building world-class teams to attack the biggest challenges with excitement and great energy, delivering creative and positive solutions for CUSTOMERS. He is a fast learner, creative-minded and solutions-oriented. Evan works with Market Force to help advance our digital strategy, including better integration of our suite of online tools.
Evan believes that the value of digitization is to positively impact the human experience. Using process optimization and digital tools, he loves helping start-ups, small organizations and large corporations accomplish organizational integration, product development, and customer growth.
Having worked for years as an internal consultant for GE, Evan was responsible for implementing manufacturing and supply chain efficiency, overall business optimization projects, and ERP implementations. He has held leadership positions overseeing operations throughout the world, including CIO and COO roles, and spent nearly ten years as a Product Manager for advanced ceramic materials division. Evan left the corporate world to found growU, an organization helping grow ideas, businesses and people, and also founded the organization CLE Chefs, a social venture providing training, employment and other opportunities for the marginalized population and to enrich community nutritional well-being. Evan’s focus is always to bridge the gap between technology & business, analog & digital, and where you are now & where you want to be in the future.
Evan earned his Executive MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University and received a BS degree in Operations Research and Information Engineering from Cornell University, with a minor in Hospitality Development. Evan lives in Chagrin Falls, OH with his wife, three beautiful daughters and two dogs, and he enjoys spending his time with family, trail running and cooking.