Founder and President of the Evans Group, architecture and planning firm headquartered in Orlando, Florida, that has built an award-winning reputation over the past forty-two years as one of the most talented and diverse firms in the country. Don is a nationally recognized design and planning consultant to the housing industry, specializing in architectural design, land planning, landscape architecture, and architectural interiors. He was awarded the 1988 Professional Achievement Award for Architecture from Professional Builder magazine for his leadership in housing innovation. Don was also inducted into the Best in American Living Awards Hall of Fame Class of 2013, honoring individuals who have made significant contributions to the residential building industry. Under Don’s leadership, The Evans Group has established a strong team of dedicated architects, planners, and designers. The firm has earned over 750 national and regional design awards including Fame, Golden Aurora, Grand Aurora, Best in American Living, Gold Nugget, Art in Architecture, and Renaissance Awards. Noted specialists in residential design, The Evans Group is also nationally recognized for its commercial and professional office design, resorts, hotels, clubhouse facilities, midland high-rise condominiums, and shopping centers.