STRATEGIST. DESIGNER. COLLABORATOR.
Design excellence, creating opportunity and inspiring people to take action is what gets me up in the morning.
As founder of Design Powers, Evelyn is responsible for all new business and strategy development while continually on a quest for sophisticated and conceptual mastery. Gifted with the ability to delight clients on the first try, she is committed to building brands and relationships of excellence with her clients.
Evelyn’s creativity comes from her extensive experience, intuitively understanding every client’s story and then capturing it beautifully in their brand and on their website. She’s committed to continuous growth and learning, and believes in pivoting and evolving as a business owner...and as a human.
Evelyn is a graduate of the 2016 Leadership Arlington program and was recognized with the James B. Hunter Humanitarian Award for a regional networking organization she co-founded that fostered equality and opportunity.
She co-hosted a weekly live radio interview program and podcast, The AWE Show on Arlington's community radio station WERA 96.7 FM for four years, interviewing women business owners and the community leaders who supported them.
Evelyn is proud to have won the 2020 Best Home-Based Business Award through the Arlington Chamber of Commerce. (Uh, weren’t we all home-based in 2020?) And finally, a graduate of MICA where she met her first love, Macintosh, and picked up her Balmer accent and mid-Atlantic charm, hon.
Evelyn is married to her wonderful husband, Stephen, of 27 years and is mom to Vanessa and Quentin who’s insights and perspectives bring endless joy into her life! And check out Evelyn’s 5-minute attempt at stand-up comedy. Humor is an integral part of life and there will be lots of it working with FUN E!!!!
Evolving and adapting in business and in life.
How to get and maintain clients over the long run.
Creating a personalized design process.
Ev & Em working together while being related!
Lessons learned working with bad clients.
Conveying our expertise and services.