At the age of 13, Evan started a small website development firm. Over the next five years, his clients ranged from individuals and politicians to non-profit organizations and businesses of all sizes across southern New England. His interest in taxation, accounting, and management stemmed from the operation of this small firm, and he was self-taught taxation and accounting by reading many IRS publications and articles.
He was an eight year member of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, a national student business organization preparing students for careers in business and business-related fields. Evan is one of five members to have ever served as a national officer in both the high school (FBLA) and collegiate (PBL) divisions in the over 65 years FBLA-PBL has existed.
His interest in parliamentary procedures began during his freshman year of high school through FBLA, and he has authored countless bylaw amendments to his local and state chapters and the national association. He has also presented several workshops on parliamentary procedure at state and national conferences with FBLA-PBL, and continues to maintain his involvement as a Professional Division member.
Evan is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow of the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a certified member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and Rhode Island Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is a Professional Registered Parliamentarian (PRP), the highest parliamentary credential issued by the National Association of Parliamentarians (NAP). Evan was elected NAP Treasurer and concurrently serves as a member of its Board of Directors.
Evan received his M.B.A. in Global Business Leadership and Accounting, B.S. in Accounting magna cum laude, and A.S. in Business Administration summa cum laude, all from Johnson & Wales University. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Public Accountant in the State of Rhode Island and Connecticut.