Darren A. Evans, CIMA®, GFS™

Director, Institutional Client Solutions

Darren has been with IDA since 1999, initially as the Director of Institutional Client Solutions.

Prior to joining us, Darren worked with Smith Barney’s Consulting Group and Morgan Stanley Graystone Consulting where he gained a deep understanding of capital market research and finance. While at Graystone Consulting, Darren was an active contributor to the Consulting Group’s product development focus group and Graystone Consulting’s manager research. He was responsible for contributing to the introduction of the firm’s proprietary performance measurement software program and Unified Managed Account integrated portfolio strategy platform.

In 2000 and 2005, Darren was recognized on a national level for his outstanding achievements and contributions to Morgan Stanley by receiving the Consulting Group’s “Analyst of the Year” award. Darren also received the Technical Excellence Award from the Association of Professional Investment Consultants (APIC) in 2003. Darren is also an active member of the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA).

Darren earned his Bachelor of the Arts degree in Finance from the University of Windsor in Ontario, where he graduated with honors. He holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) and the Global Fiduciary Strategist™ (GFS™) designations. Darren also completed the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) program.

Along with his partners, Darren is a corporate sponsor of the Musical Instrument Museum, as well as Help In Healing Home at Mayo Clinic. He also serves on the 1MISSION board.

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