Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, Inc.—a Downers Grove, Illinois-based leader in innovative design, program management, construction services and data analytics—has named Paul Evans as the company’s chief financial officer. Evans will oversee Sevan’s global finance functions including accounting, financial planning and analysis, risk management and mergers & acquisitions.
Evans brings more than 20 years of leadership experience to the role. Before joining Sevan, he served as interim chief executive officer and board member at Hill International, chief financial officer at MYR Group, chief executive officer at Conex Energy Corporation and treasurer at NorthWestern Energy.
His background and financial expertise include significant experience with operational management and accounting, debt and equity financing, investor relations, tax, budgeting, forecasting, audits, capital allocation, network optimization, contingency planning and information technology.
“Paul brings extraordinary experience in corporate and operational finance across a variety of industries and has been responsible for leading global teams supporting large-scale engineering and construction operations,” said Jim Evans, president and CEO of Sevan. “I am excited to have Paul join our executive office and team at such an important time for our business. I am confident Sevan will benefit from his experiences and perspective as we accelerate our path to grow.”
Evans earned a master of international management from Thunderbird School of Global Management in Phoenix, Arizona and a bachelor of business administration – accounting from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. He is also a Certified Public Accountant. Evans is a U.S. Army veteran, and a dual citizen of the United States and United Kingdom.
In December 2019, ABS Capital Partners invested $17.5 million in Sevan, a 450-person project management firm, to support continued growth and scalability. ABS Capital Partners is a leading late-stage growth company investor.
“Sevan has grown organically for the past nine years since the company’s inception, and ABS Capital is Sevan’s first outside investor,” said Evans. “I look forward to helping Sevan continue to grow in a sustainable way while providing strategic expertise through all financial operations, acquisitions, integration and beyond.”