Kim Evans, J.D.
Senior Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Kim H. Evans is Senior Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. In this capacity she works to build relationship and support for the state’s only comprehensive academic medical campus. She previously served as Legal Affairs and Planned Giving Director for Arkansas Community Foundation, where she worked to build relationship with the professional advisor community, federally-elected officials, handle complex gifts and provide support to the organization’s 27 local offices across the state. She also previously was Vice President of Development and Client Services for the Community Foundation. While serving as the Director of the Center for Nonprofit Organizations at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the Center released the first study of the economic impact of nonprofits on the Arkansas economy. As the Center’s Director, she also coordinated the UALR Nonprofit Management Graduate Certificate program, provided technical assistance to nonprofits, and served as a research associate with the Institute of Government.
A former Assistant Attorney General of Arkansas, Kim serves on governance boards that seek to improve the lives of Arkansans. The list currently includes Hendrix College (Secretary, Board of Trustees; Vice Chair, Investment Committee), Southern Bancorp Bank (Internal Audit and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committees) and the Carl B. and Florence E. King Foundation of Dallas, TX (Chair, Investment Committee; member, Grants Committee). 2020 Sustainer of the Year and past president of the Junior League of Little Rock, Ms. Evans also served on the Nominating and Strategic Planning Steering Committees of the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI) headquartered in New York, NY. Kim holds a bachelor’s degree in International Economics from Georgetown University as well as a juris doctorate from the William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
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