Brandon Evans is a business development professional with 14 years of experience. He joined CNT in June of 2021. Brandon is the former Director of the Illinois Small Business Development Center for the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago. In this role he lead the organizations business development efforts while working to maintain the designation as a Small Business Development Center. Additionally, he is a former project manager and Director for the Rainbow PUSH Coalitions International Trade Bureau. Here he worked to organize businesses as members of the organization and worked to bring attention to issues facing women and minority owned businesses. Brandon loves music, working out and cooking. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and lives in the south suburbs of Chicago.