Evan Sharp is a member of the Chief Marketing Officers Practice and advises clients as part of the firm’s Consumer Sector. He works with organizations across consumer goods, services, retail, travel, leisure and hospitality, including pure-play digital businesses. Evan has recruited and consulted for clients on a wide range of customer-facing and growth-oriented roles and leadership challenges related to marketing, sales and business development, merchandising, technology, strategy and operations. He conducts searches for outstanding leaders at the C-suite, President, Senior Vice President, Vice President and General Management levels. Evan is based in Chicago.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Evan worked in management consulting and financial services. Most recently at Accenture, Evan advised technology and communications clients on their strategic and operational challenges, including sales process and sales enablement, operating model design, merger integration planning and mobile app product strategy. Prior to Accenture, Evan was in the Wealth Management Group at Goldman Sachs, where he was responsible for analyzing high-net worth client portfolios, supporting business development initiatives and advising clients on their investment needs.
Education & Affiliations
Evan earned a BSBA in finance and accounting from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA with concentrations in management and organizations, entrepreneurship and marketing from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He serves on the Board of the Chicago International Charter School.
Consumer, Financial Services, Customer-Centric Growth Leaders, Executive Search, Diversity and Inclusion