John L. Evans Jr., Ed.D.Head Strategist, Knowledge Labs™ Professional Development

    John Evans is Head Strategist, Knowledge Labs™ Professional Development at Janus Henderson Investors. In this role, Dr. Evans works with the Professional Development Team and provides extensive consulting, training and practice management expertise. He is a sought-after expert and keynote speaker. He regularly contributes to The Orlando Sentinel newspaper on business and politics and is featured in the Advisor Center section of Barron’s magazine. Dr. Evans has authored books on client retention and client acquisition, including “The Book of WOW” and “A Genuine Persuasion System.” He also serves on the board of advisors for the James Madison Institute in Tallahassee, Florida, and Elevate USA in Denver, Colorado. Prior to joining the financial services industry, Dr. Evans was special assistant to former U.S. Senator Connie Mack and director of business development for the state of Florida’s No. 1 registered investment advisory firm, according to Wealth Manager Magazine, for 2007.

    Dr. Evans holds an MBA from the University of Miami and an Ed.D. in organizational leadership from Pepperdine University. He is also a Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute® Certified Facilitator. He resides in Winter Springs, Florida, with his wife and four children. He has 19 years of financial industry experience.