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Evan Loomis

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Evan loves people and ideas. He began his career as an Investment Banker on Wall Street. From there, Evan co-founded Wedgwood Circle, an angel investment group with a focus on the media and entertainment sectors.  In 2010, he co-founded TreeHouse, a first-of-its-kind home improvement store with a mission to make it easy for anyone to build sustainable, healthy, and high-performing homes. He is a startup mentor at Techstars Austin and is a Kauffman Fellow. He is currently a Partner at Praxis and manages a family seed-stage fund called Tradecraft. He is co-author of Get Backed: Craft Your Story, Build the Perfect Pitch Deck, and Launch the Venture of Your Dreams (Harvard Business Press, 2015) and has written for Fast Company, Inc, and Entrepreneur.  Evan is a graduate of Mays Business School at Texas A&M University, where he earned his B.B.A. in Finance. He lives in Austin, TX, with his wife, Dr. Brandi Loomis, a pediatrician, and children, Ward and Kathryn.