Chris Evans, CFRE

Senior Development Director

Chris began her development career while interning at a support center for eating disorders and earning her BA in Psychology. Originally from western New York, she has worked on development teams in Colorado, North Carolina, and most recently Texas. Specializing in database management, special events, and donor relations, Chris enjoys helping donors invest in their community. As Senior Director of Development at EFS, Chris is engaged with Tarrant County constituents. She’s sharing the value of quality early childhood education and how EFS impacts underinvested communities and their children.

Her passion for serving her community doesn’t stop with her development career; she serves on the board of the Fort Worth Metro Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. She volunteers with their IDEA committee and is the 2023 DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference Chair. She also volunteers with the Junior League of Fort Worth. Through published articles and speaking engagements, Chris advocates for the rights and equity of women and children. Her inspiration and motivation for everything are her three children, Mia, Charleigh, and Benjamin, and her husband, Adam.