C.J. Evans Jr.


1410 N. Westshore Blvd, Suite 111
Tampa, FL 33607
Direct: 813.289.5600
Cell: 727.512.4649
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C.J. Evans Jr. is a Principal and the National Practice Leader for Merit Advisors Economic Development practice. Headquartered in Gainesville, Texas, Merit Advisor’s Economic Development group provides consulting and site selection services, which includes location analysis, financial and non-financial assistance, close liaison with state and local economic development and government representatives, coordination of all aspects relating to project planning and implementation, and business incentives services.

Mr. Evans has over 19 years of economic development consulting experience. Prior to joining Merit he spent 7 years in Ryan’s Economic Development practice with a heavy emphasis on siting projections in the Southeast and Southwest regions. C.J. also spent 10 years in Ernst & Young’s Economic Development practice focusing mainly on siting projects in the Southeast.

During his career, C.J. has provided economic development consulting services to industry leading firms that include: Bosch, Digital Risk, EDF Renewable Energy, Frito-Lay, HCA, Jabil Circuit, Johnson & Johnson, Lance Foods, Quaker Tropicana Gatorade, PODS, Raymond James Financial, Select Energy Services, Shell Oil, and Superior Energy Services.

C.J. is a graduate of the University of Florida and holds degrees in Accounting, Marketing and Law. He is a member of Florida Blue Key.

Merit Advisors, LLC
114 W. Main St.
PO Box 330
Gainesville, TX 76241

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