Mr. Evans serves as the Vice President for Finance and Management at Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD. Morgan State is a public urban research university classified as an R2 high research university by the Carnegie Foundation. The VP for Finance and Management is the University’s CFO, overseeing an annual operating budget of $270 million and ensures the overall operational effectiveness and integrity of the University’s financial system and all of the assets including, human, financial and capital/physical assets.
Previously, Mr. Evans served as the Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer for Howard University from 2005-2010. Prior to Howard University, Mr. Evans served as the Vice President for Finance at Dillard University (LA). Mr. Evans brings with him over 37 years as a financial management professional in the Corporate, Banking, Government, and Higher Education industries. Additionally, he served as a director for a portfolio company of a Private Equity firm. Mr. Evans has issued and managed debt and equity transactions totaling over $1 billion, including both corporate and municipal debt instruments.
Prior to becoming a Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Evans served as an Assistant Controller and working on the Corporate CFO’s staff for UNISYS Corp. Mr. Evans started his career as a commercial banking officer with Citibank and Wachovia (Wells Fargo) Bank.
Mr. Sidney H. Evans, Jr. founded Madisan Mackenzie, LLC, a management consulting firm founded in 2009. The firm’s primary focus is the higher education market. The firm’s capabilities are financial planning, corporate finance, asset management, endowment management, and strategic planning.
Mr. Evans graduated from Deerfield Academy (MA) and later from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, receiving a BA degree in Economics. He received his MBA degree from the University of Pittsburgh, with a finance concentration. Mr. Evans received an investment certification from the Harvard Graduate School of Business.