About Evan Press Evan Press holds a bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science from U.C. Berkeley and a Master’s Degree in Political Science from San Francisco State University. A long- time investor, in 2008 Evan earned his Certificate in Personal Financial Planning from U.C.L.A., passed the Certified Financial Planner® Exam and is completing his hours for certification.In 1979 Evan joined the U.S. Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer, where he served for over 20 years, with stays in the Dominican Republic, Washington, D.C., Nicaragua, Ecuador and Barbados. From 1996 to 2001 Evan was the Regional Director of the Office of Foreign Missions in Los Angeles, serving as the senior Department of State representative to the Consular Corps in Southern CaliforniaHe is married with two adult daughters, Sarah and Lena. His wife, Isis, is a Passport Supervisor at the U.S. Passport Office in Los Angeles.