Elected to the SYKES Board of Directors in May 2016 at the annual meeting, Carlos E. Evans serves as a member of the SYKES Board. Currently, Evans is a member of the Compensation Committee, as well as the Chairman of the Finance Committee at SYKES.
Evans joined the SYKES board after his retirement from Wells Fargo Bank in May 2014, where he served as the executive vice president, as a member of the Management Committee, and as group head of the eastern division of Wells Fargo commercial banking organization. With Wells Fargo, Evans was responsible for managing the governmental and institutional banking group, and serving on and overseeing multiple committees.
Prior to Wells Fargo, Evans worked as a wholesale banking executive for the First Union National Bank’s commercial segment before its merger with Wachovia Corporation in 2001.
From 2006 until Wachovia eventually merged with Wells Fargo in 2009, Evans worked both as a wholesale banking executive and an executive vice president for the Wachovia general banking group, overseeing the commercial, business, and community banking segments, the dealer financial services business, governmental segments, as well as tax exempt, or not-for-profit healthcare groups.
Before his time at First Union and Wachovia, Evans first served in a variety of roles at Bank of America and their predecessors including NationsBank, the North Carolina Bank, and Bankers Trust of South Carolina — which he joined in 1973.
Evans earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Newberry College and is a graduate of both the Commercial Lending School in Oklahoma and the Colgate Darden Commercial Lending School at the University of Virginia.
In addition to his membership on the SYKES Board, Evans is also the chairman emeritus of the board of the Spoleto Festival USA, the chairman of the board of the Medical University of South Carolina Foundation, and a board member for the Queens University of Charlotte, National Coatings and Supplies Inc., American Welding & Gas, Johnson Management, and three other private companies.