David S. Evans

Chairman & Chief Investment Officer & Chief Executive Officer

David Evans is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Child Development Schools (“CDS”).  CDS is one of the largest providers of early childhood education and care (“ECEC”) in the U.S. to children from underserved and lower income communities as well as military families.  CDS is the fourth largest ECEC provider nationally with 265 centers across 11 states, serving over 35,000 children each day.  CDS is committed to giving every child it serves “A Great Start in Life.”

Mr. Evans also serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Glencoe Diversified Holdings, LLC which is a conglomerate engaged in Specialty Chemicals, Insurance, Food & Food Products, Education and Manufacturing industries.  Mr. Evans started Glencoe Capital in 1994 and serves as Chairman and Chief Investment Officer.  Mr. Evans has been responsible for over $2.0 billion of private equity investments in over 100 operating companies.

Mr. Evans earned his MBA with Honors from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago and his Bachelor of General Science degree from the University of Michigan.  He has served on numerous philanthropic boards, and together with his wife Joan, established the Prosper Road Foundation to address educational access and inequity issues in the United States.  Joan and David have two sons - Joey and Jonathan.

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