Evan is from Baltimore, Maryland and graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 2009. In 2011, he was winged as a Naval Aviator flying the MH-60S. He later went on to serve as a Joint Terminal Attack Controller with two operational deployments before leaving active duty in 2020. He now serves in the active reserve. Evan is pursuing his MBA from the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business as a member of the Class of 2022.