John Evans Jr., Ed.D.

Executive Director, Knowledge Labs™ Professional Development

Industry since 2000

John Evans is Executive Director, Knowledge Labs™ at Janus Henderson Investors. In this role, he leads the Professional Development Team and provides extensive consulting and training as well as practice management expertise. Dr. Evans is a sought after expert and keynote speaker. He regularly contributes to The Orlando Sentinel newspaper on business and politics and is featured in the Advisor Center section of Barron’s magazine. He has authored books on client retention and client acquisition, including “The Book of WOW” and “A Genuine Persuasion System.” He also serves on the board of advisors for the James Madison Institute in Tallahassee, Florida, and Elevate USA in Denver, Colorado. Prior to joining the financial services industry, Dr. Evans was special assistant to former U.S. Senator Connie Mack and director of business development for the state of Florida’s #1 Registered Investment Advisory firm, according to Wealth Manager Magazine, for 2007.