Board Member Since 2001
Christopher Evans is an entrepreneur and philanthropist with offices in Raleigh, North Carolina where he advises several businesses and not-for-profit enterprises in the US and Europe. He is also an Entrepreneur in Residence for the Blackstone Entrepreneur’s Network. He serves on the board of directors of Community in Schools of Wake County, DOOR International, and the advisory board of the North Carolina State Entrepreneur’s Initiative.
Mr. Evans served on the Board of Directors for Engage (NASD: ENGA), a provider of profile driven Internet marketing solutions. Prior to Engage, Mr. Evans was the CEO and founder of Accipiter, a leading provider of ad management solutions purchased by CMGI, Inc. Accipiter’s online advertising technology has been used by Microsoft, CNET, Lycos, ZDNet and many others.
In 1999, Ernst & Young named Mr. Evans their ‘Master Entrepreneur’ as part of their Entrepreneur of the Year program and was named one of Advertising Age’s Digital Media Masters. Chris attended North Carolina State University.
Mr. Evans is also the author of Fruit at Work – Mixing Christian Virtues with Business. He and his wife, Cathy, have two children Becca and Andrew.