Evan McMullin started his career with the Central Intelligence Agency in 1999. He spent much of his service overseas as a clandestine operations officer. After over a decade with the Agency, Evan joined Goldman Sachs’s Investment Banking Division, where he worked on a variety of strategic and capital raising project.
In 2013, McMullin returned to government service, first as a senior advisor to the Foreign Affairs Committee and then as chief policy director to the House Republican Conference, where he led national security, government reform, natural resources and veterans’ healthcare initiatives. In August 2016, Evan announced his candidacy for President of the United States as an independent conservative, selecting Mindy Finn as his running mate. After winning 21.5% of the vote in Utah, their three-month presidential campaign became one of the most successful third-party candidacies in US history.