Speaker Bio

Jason Evans
Jason Evans
Regional Manager, Asia-Pacific Advocacy Center
U.S. Department of Commerce
Washington, D.C.

Jason M. Evans serves a Regional Manager for Asia-Pacific in the Advocacy Center of the U.S. Department of Commerce where he coordinates and manages U.S. Government support for U.S. exporters seeking public-sector contracts with foreign governments and government entities. In the Advocacy Center, he works closely with U.S. Embassies in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as other U.S. Government Departments and Agencies in Washington, D.C. to advocate on behalf of U.S. exporters.

Before joining the Advocacy Center, Jason served as a Country Manager in the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service’s Europe Office supporting our Embassies and businesses overseas, and prior to that as an Import Policy Analyst reviewing steel imports and exports. Before starting his Commerce service, he worked in a small business lobbying and consulting firm in Washington, D.C., helping small, medium, and large companies to gain federal contracts. Jason started his career in local government management in the Denver metro area.

Jason holds a BA in Political Science from West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV, and a MA in Global Finance, Trade, and Economic Integration from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado.