Steve Evans, Former IBM Executive
Kyra Solutions Advisor

Steve grew up in Michigan and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1971. After playing 6 years in the St. Louis Cardinals organization, Steve joined IBM where he was honored to have spent the next 30+ years before retiring with extensive sales, marketing and  executive management experience in the Government, Education, Pharmaceutical and Health industry across North America. At the same time, Steve served as IBM’s Senior State Executive in the State of Florida.

Since retiring from IBM, Steve has been part of a group of local investors and mentors who have directly assisted and invested in starting several new companies that cover the manufacturing, technology and banking industry while at the same time having had the honor of serving as the “Interim” President of the Florida State University Foundation while also serving as a mentor and executive coach to a number of individuals & organizations throughout the Southeast U.S. 

Steve and his wife (Linda) have resided in Tallahassee since 1986 and have two Children (Chip and Stephanie) who, along with their families, live in Washington, D.C. and Tallahassee, Florida.

 


Steve Evans, Former IBM Executive
Kyra Solutions Advisor

Steve grew up in Michigan and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1971. After playing 6 years in the St. Louis Cardinals organization, Steve joined IBM where he was honored to have spent the next 30+ years before retiring with extensive sales, marketing and  executive management experience in the Government, Education, Pharmaceutical and Health industry across North America. At the same time, Steve served as IBM’s Senior State Executive in the State of Florida.

Since retiring from IBM, Steve has been part of a group of local investors and mentors who have directly assisted and invested in starting several new companies that cover the manufacturing, technology and banking industry while at the same time having had the honor of serving as the “Interim” President of the Florida State University Foundation while also serving as a mentor and executive coach to a number of individuals & organizations throughout the Southeast U.S. 

Steve and his wife (Linda) have resided in Tallahassee since 1986 and have two Children (Chip and Stephanie) who, along with their families, live in Washington, D.C. and Tallahassee, Florida.

 

Current Civic and Community Boards Include:

  • Florida Taxwatch Research: Executive Committee and Former Chairperson
  • Tallahassee Memorial Hospital: Chairman
  • Prime Meridian Bank: Board
  • Applied Fiber Holding: Board (Emeritus)
  • Tallahassee/Leon County "Office of Economic Vitality": Chairman
  • Florida State University-Coastal Marine Research Lab: Advisor
  • Faith Presbyterian Church: Elder
  • United Way of the Big Bend: Board and Executive Committee
  • Elder Care: Advisor
  • Fringe Benefits Management Corporation: Board
  • Ghost Controls, Inc.: Board
  • Vineyard Capital: Board

Acknowledgements:

  • “Sunshine State - Ethics in Leadership Award”: Florida State University College of Business
  • Distinguished Leadership Award “Servant Leadership”: Leadership Tallahassee
  • “Business Advocate of the Year”: Florida State University – Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurialism


 

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