Elizabeth A. EvansManaging Director


Elizabeth has more than 25 years of experience in business development, investment banking and private equity investing. She has spent a majority of her career on the buy-side of investment banking with top private equity groups and family offices in the country.

As part of CKS, Elizabeth leads a national buy-side practice while providing solid advice to the entire investment process.

Before joining CKS, Elizabeth spent more than 12 years advising private equity teams, high net worth individuals and family offices across multiple industry sectors. Prior to starting her own firm, she reported directly to Marvin Davis in Los Angeles providing M&A advisory in the gaming and leisure sectors.

As a community advocate, Elizabeth has worked as a volunteer with recently diagnosed cancer patients through the American Cancer Society and also advises recent graduates through the Bowdoin Career Advisory Network.

Professional Licenses: Elizabeth is registered with FINRA as a General Securities Representative – Series 7, and a Limited Representative – Investment Banking Series 79 and Series 63.

Education: Elizabeth received her Masters of International Management in Finance from the American Graduate School of International Management and a B.A. from Bowdoin College.


Elizabeth Evans is a Registered Representative of, and Securities are offered through Ashland Securities, LLC. Supervised by the Home Office, located at 80 S.W. 8th Street, Suite 2000 Miami, Florida 33130. Phone Number 305-279-3176. Member FINRA, SIPC.  CKS Advisors, LLC and Ashland Securities, LLC are separate and unaffiliated entities.