Stephen O. Evans


Chairman, Evans Charitable Foundation

Evans is a Director of Cole CCIT II, a national office and industrial Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) and a Director of Communities Southwest, an Arizona land development company. He retired as Executive and Trustee of Equity Residential, America’s largest multifamily company. Prior to its merger with Equity Residential in 1998, Evans founded and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Evans Withycombe Residential, a publicly traded REIT specializing in housing throughout the Southwest. After earning a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Arizona State University, he served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force for four years.