Linden “Linn” Evans


Linden Evans JD ’92, currently president and chief operating office of Black Hills Corp, has been appointed to succeed David Emery as chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2019. Evans was also appointed to the board of directors, effective November 1, 2018.


Was named president and chief operating officer of Black Hills Corporation. Evans served as president and chief operating officer of utilities for the company since 2003. In that position, he led the company’s electric and natural gas utilities, power generation, and coal mining businesses. Evans’ new role encompasses all of the company’s business segments, including the early 2016 addition of the oil and gas exploration and production subsidiary and the utility properties of SourceGas.