MBA alumni on the move

  • April 26, 2017
  • By WashU Olin Business School
  • 2 minute read

Central Trust Company announced the hiring of Evan Sowers, MBA’09, as executive vice president and market executive for its St. Louis location in Clayton. His primary role is to lead the St. Louis office while partnering with Central Bank of St. Louis to deliver world class customer service, fiduciary administration and investment advice to clients and prospects.

Sowers has more than 17 years of experience in the industry having worked as a commercial lender and business development officer before moving on to senior roles in private banking and relationship management in trust administration.

Sowers earned his MBA at Olin in Finance, Accounting and Investment Banking and a BA in Philosophy with a concentration in Mathematics at the University of Missouri.

He is currently a member of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership which helps guide the St. Louis region’s joint efforts to support new and growing businesses.

Long John Silver’s names chief marketing officer

Angela Sanders, MBA ’02, has been named chief marketing officer of Long John Silver’s. Sanders will be responsible for leading the marketing team and developing the strategic voice and direction of the brand.

Sanders has more than two decades of consumer-driven marketing experience, with focus in franchised organizations. She led the marketing team in brand strategy and rapid growth at fast-casual start-up Smashburger, and led creative development, media planning, consumer insights, loyalty and menu innovation at Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. and Boston Market.

She joins Long John Silver’s from 6,000 unit Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. where as senior vice president she was instrumental in the company’s re-positioning and successful brand re-launch.

Sanders holds an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis and a BA from Northwestern University.

Source: news releases from Central Bank and Long John Silver’s

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