Mr. Evans joined the company as President and CEO in April 2015, and has served on Nephros’ board of directors since 2013. He is a life sciences executive with over 20 years of financial leadership and operational experience. Mr. Evans was recently Managing Director of PoC Capital, LLC, and is a member of the board of Zumbro Discovery, Inc., an early stage company developing a novel therapy for resistant hypertension. From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Evans was Chief Financial Officer of Nile Therapeutics, Inc., a development-stage cardiovascular company that merged with Capricor Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAPR) in 2013. From 2004 to 2007, he held various project management and performance improvement roles at Vistakon Inc. and Scios, Inc., both divisions of Johnson & Johnson Corp. Mr. Evans was a co-founder of Applied Neuronal Network Dynamics, Inc. and served as its President from 2002 to 2004. From 1995 to 2002, Mr. Evans served in various roles at consulting firms Arthur D. Little and Booz Allen & Hamilton. Mr. Evans received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Rice University, his Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from a joint program at the University of Texas at Arlington and Southwestern Medical School and his MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.