Evans joined Battelle from Scotts Miracle-Gro Company in Marysville, Ohio, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2006. In this role, Evans also had oversight of the Strategy and Business Development roles. Evans joined Scotts Miracle-Gro in 1993, holding a number of roles in finance and business development. Prior to that, Evans was at Arthur Anderson & Co., where he was a senior manager. A certified public accountant, Evans holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Ohio State University and attended the Kellogg Management Institute at Northwestern University.