Essex Industries CEO Evan Waldman received the 40 under 40 award.
Evan Waldman joined his family’s business in 2004 as a sales and marketing associate. Learning the company from the ground up, he has served as Operations Manager for the Manufacturing Division, Director of Commercial Sales, Director of Strategy, and as Sr. Vice President of Business Development. He was named CEO of Essex in 2019.
Since his time as CEO, Essex has acquired companies in California and Connecticut, expanding capabilities and growth for the company.
Evan has a B.A. degree from Indiana University and an M.B.A. from Washington University. He is a member of the board of St. Louis Makes, a nonprofit that supports emerging and mid-size manufacturing businesses, and he is a member of the board of the St. Louis regional chapter of the ALS Association.