Marsha M. Evans     Managing Partner

An Experienced and Trusted Advisor
Prana Partners’ Founder and Managing Partner, Marsha M. Evans has over a decade of experience as a Controller and more than fifteen years on the operations side of the Executive Search industry. She is known for her ability to identify opportunity within the companies she advises.  She is adept at systems development, project management, scenario planning, and financial management.  She has an intuitive ability to identify and complement the strengths and less developed areas of the senior executives with whom she works which has led to energizing, cross-functional team dynamics resulting in break-through events characterized by both stabilization and transformative growth in revenue within both early-stage and established professional services entities.

Throughout her career, Marsha has repeatedly and successfully worked alongside organizational founders to launch, stabilize and expand professional services firms, often amidst prolonged economic recession and very competitive markets. Her clients value her ability to handle difficult and complex challenges and depend on her to bring a calming influence to the storms that are a normal part of the cycle of a business.  In addition to accounting, Marsha has recruited and built accounting teams and admin teams in a variety of industries.

In her role as Managing Partner, Marsha ensures that every Prana Partners’ client receives the professional assistance they need for success. She believes in a collaborative work model, and she is always available to advise both clients and Prana Partners’ team members.

Marsha’s community involvement and the social issues dear to her heart include: mentoring youth; issues surrounding senior care; social justice issues such as poverty, wage disparity, and human trafficking; the understanding and treatment of mental illness; animal welfare; and substantial and sustainable public transportation.