Senior Vice President
George Smith Partners
Mr. Kinne joined George Smith Partners in 2017. Prior to joining the firm, Evan was a Vice President at Watertower Group, a boutique advisory focused on dynamic and innovative companies shaping technology, consumer internet and digital media. Evan has advised over 20 internet, technology, and media companies on series A-D equity capital formation and M&A. Evan’s other experience includes: Director of Business Development at RadPad, an LA based venture capital backed Real Estate technology company, Operations Officer at Wilkinson Baking, and several other early stage and venture capital backed companies. Evan started his business career as an accountant. Evan received his MBA from UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management and focused on Real Estate Finance coursework. He also holds or has held multiple professional certifications including Series 63 and 82, Kiazen, Six Sigma Black Belt, and others. Evan is active in his community and is currently focused on helping his undergraduate alma mater, where he was Student Body President, raise capital for a major improvement project. For fun, Evan enjoys being outdoors, skiing, cycling, traveling, and spending time with his wife. He is a Category 1 endurance mountain bike racer, and has enjoyed racing for nearly 20 years, completing many races, including the Leadville 100.