Briana Evans is a growth leader, business strategy disruptor, and innovation enthusiast. Evans has a deep background in growth initiatives, with a specialized focus on startups and technology organizations. Evans additionally enjoys her involvement in organizational development, particularly around diversity and inclusion, and for her high achievement has won awards such as Employee of the Year, Rising Star, and the Founders Award – for most embodying the cultural traits of the organization. Evans was an undergrad at University of Virginia, received her MBA from American University, and after a 20+ years in the DC metropolitan area moved to Seattle in Spring of 2020. She has spent time working in meetings and events technology, healthcare, real estate technology, business data & analytics, and most recently as the Head of Account Based Marketing at Slack, a Salesforce company. When not busy with work and volunteering, Evans spends her free time with her fiancé and their puppy, Reagan National, named after the DC airport.