Evan began his career with Roush as a summer intern for Jack Roush Performance Engineering (JRPE). During his 42-year tenure with Roush, he has led the company’s growth from 23 employees to a workforce over 4,500, with a global footprint and revenues approaching $600 million.
Evan has held various positions in Roush’s accounting, finance, operations, and motorsports activities, and was appointed CEO in 2001. He has been an integral part of the leadership team that has transformed JRPE into Roush Enterprises. The Roush Enterprises companies include Roush Industries, a multinational firm engaged in engineering, product development, manufacturing; Roush Performance, developer and manufacturer of performance vehicles and products for the automotive aftermarket; and Roush CleanTech, developer and manufacturer of propane fuel systems for truck platforms serving the fleet vehicle market.
Evan also serves on the Board of Directors of Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing (RFK), one of the world’s largest motorsports management organizations. As Managing Director, Evan oversees RFK’s business operations. Most recently, Evan has overseen the implementation of Roush’s very successful diversification strategy, expanding the company’s customer base into the theme park, defense, aerospace, and oil and gas industries. Today, Roush’s customers include many of the world’s most well-known brands.
A member of the Board of Directors of the Business Leaders of Michigan, a non-profit, executive organization focused on making Michigan a top ten state for jobs and economic growth, Evan is engaged in a number of civic organizations. Evan and his wife are active supporters of the Cornerstone Schools and a number of other local charities.
We’ve never fallen into the trap of assuming that what worked before will work in the future. We are at an amazing inflection point in the history of technology, and our employees feel the energy and excitement that come from the realization that we are truly part of changing the future.