Evan Smith CFA
- Managing Director
- T: +1 212 850 5622
- F: +1 212 850 5790
- Wall Street Plaza
- 88 Pine Street, 32nd Floor
- New York, NY, 10005
- United States
- T: +1 212 850 5600
- F: +1 212 850 5790
- B.A., Finance, SUNY, Albany
- M.B.A., The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
- Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), CFA Institute
- Member - NYSSA
- Member - CFA Institute
- Member - NIRI
Evan Smith, CFA is a Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting and is based in New York. For more than 20 years, Mr. Smith has provided strategic advisory services supporting business transformation, reputation management and financial communications.
His experience encompasses market analysis and evaluation, corporate and executive positioning, investor relations, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financing and crisis and issues management. Mr. Smith has advised a broad range of clients from Fortune 500 to early stage development companies in the healthcare markets including payers, providers and life science companies.
Prior to rejoining FTI Consulting, Mr. Smith was head of investor relations for inVentiv Health where he played an integral role in merger and integration communications and corporate repositioning and rebranding. He has also held senior positions at several global communications agencies. Previously, Mr. Smith founded CPR Financial Communications, a healthcare and technology investor relations and corporate communication advisory firm that was acquired by Weber Shandwick, an Interpublic Group Company.
Mr. Smith is also an experienced investment analyst and portfolio manager. At Fred Alger Management and Gintel Equity Management, both institutional investment firms, he specialized in the healthcare sector as well as REITs, homebuilders and special situations.
Mr. Smith earned a B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany and a M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) and the CFA Institute.