Scott D. Evans
Mr. Evans is a co-founder of Guardian and is responsible for overall management of the firm, leads the team’s acquisition process and manages existing portfolio companies. While serving on the board of numerous portfolio companies, Mr. Evans is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and is currently Chairman of McCubbin Hosiery LLC, CIS Global LLC, Engineered Network Systems LLC, Carson-Dellosa Publishing Group and Direct Line.
Prior to Guardian, Mr. Evans had an extensive professional career in private equity, operations management and corporate finance. He was a Vice President with Cerberus Capital Management L.P. leading due diligence and execution of transactions, facilitating ownership transition plans, and monitoring and assisting with post-transaction business planning. Earlier in his career, Mr. Evans was a Vice President with TenX Capital Management, a middle-market private equity firm. Prior to TenX, Mr. Evans was with Crowe, Chizek and Company LLP and with Deloitte Consulting LLP, as a Senior Manager in their M&A and Corporate Recovery practice.
Mr. Evans earned his MBA from Northwestern J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management and his BS in economics from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio).