Charlie Evans is managing director and partner of Evans Land, LLC, which specializes in environmentally friendly development and redevelopment projects primarily on the Eastern Shore and Western Maryland.
has had a long career both as a developer and in the environmental field.
As the Assistant Secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources from 2003-2007, Charlie worked diligently to enhance the department's financial resources through corporate sponsorships, private donations and federal funding opportunities.
Among his many accomplishments, he played an integral role in creating the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund; was instrumental in the development of the Corsica River Targeted Watershed effort; led the state's effort to establish a regional bay funding authority; successfully negotiated a resolution to the controversial Blackwater development in Dorchester County; and was largely responsible for strengthening the agency's partnerships with the environmental community.
In addition to serving on the advisory committee for the Chesapeake Fund, Charlie is on the boards of the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center and Oyster Recovery Partnership and is a member of the ULI Delmarva Peninsula Committee.