Patrick C. Evans is President & Chief Executive Officer of Sound. Evans brings more than 30 years’ experience to his role, emphasizing a dedication to serving the community’s most vulnerable populations through integrating compassionate care, innovative best practices, and sound business principles to deliver quality and effective whole health outcomes for clients.
Over the years, he has developed a reputation for his skilled approach to stabilizing and streamlining operations for distressed behavioral health organizations by applying fiscal, business and organizational practices utilized successfully by the business community.
Since moving to Washington state, Evans has impacted the industry and community at the highest levels. He is a member of the Board of Directors at the Washington Council for Behavioral Health, also serving on the organization’s Legislative and Substance Use Disorder committees; is a member of the Board of Directors at ArtsFund; serves on the Board of Directors for ArtsWest and is on the Corporate Advisory Board for the Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA). In 2022, he was appointed to serve on the King County – Integrated Care Network (KC-ICN) Executive Committee.
Nationally, he has been actively involved for years with the National Council for Behavioral Health, the Mental Health Corporation of America and the American College of Healthcare Executives.
In 2018, Puget Sound Business Journal recognized Evans with an “Outstanding Voice” in the community, for his work to promote equality and inclusion in the workplace. He is a member of the Seattle 4 Rotary Club and has served as a Rotarian for more than 20 years.