Evan Frazier '92

Evan Frazier '92

President and CEO of The Advanced Leadership Institute

Evan Frazier is the President and CEO of The Advanced Leadership Initiative, dedicated to building the African American executive leadership pipeline in Pittsburgh, where he partnered with CMU's Tepper School of Business to launch the Executive Leadership Academy for executives and mid-level managers.

Prior to joining The Advanced Leadership Initiative in 2021, Frazier was named Senior Vice President of Community Affairs at Highmark Health – a national $18 billion integrated health, finance and delivery network headquartered in Pittsburgh – where he oversees Community Affairs for the enterprise. Frazier has also served as President and CEO of the Hill House Association; Vice President at PNC Financial Services Group in Strategic Planning and Finance Communications; Senior Vice President at the Manchester Bidwell Corporation and Director of Community Relations for Eat'n Park Restaurants.

Frazier holds a bachelor's degree from Cornell University and a master's degree from Carnegie Mellon University. In March 2017, he completed the Wharton Executive Development Program at the University of Pennsylvania.

An active member of the community, Frazier has served on more than 30 civic boards in his professional career. He is the co-founder of the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH), was selected as a Luce Scholar where he lived and worked in Asia for a year, is a national BMe Public Voices Fellow and is the author of the book "Most Likely To Succeed: The Frazier Formula For Success." He was also recognized by Savoy magazine as one of 2020's Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America.

Frazier is married to Dr. Holly Hatcher-Frazier. They have three children: Evan Jr, Nia, and William.