Evan Absher

Evan Absher is the co-founder of Folks Capital, an investment platform that promotes wealth-
building through attainable ownership. Evan was a senior program officer at the Kauffman
Foundation and designed, created, and implemented national programs directing over $120
million into cities to support entrepreneurship. Evan is also a repeat entrepreneur, having
started a theatre company in Chicago, and is a classically trained actor. Evan combines his
legal and artistic training to develop novel but practical solutions to entrenched challenges.