Deanne “Dee” Barnes has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Evans Tool & Die/Evans Metal Stamping, Inc. since 2011. Dee is the granddaughter of company founder, Leonard Evans, Jr., and represents the company’s third generation of family leadership. A seasoned industry leader, she is the driving force behind Evan’s ongoing commitment to “Made in the USA” manufacturing and delivering the highest caliber of customer service.
After attending Georgia College and State University, Dee has contributed in every aspect of the company for more than 30 years. Now as CEO, she continues the family legacy as an example of prosperous domestic manufacturing since 1948.
Evans Company exists not only to make a profit for its stakeholders, but to make a positive impact that will support and encourage customers, employees and their families, and our community. Evans celebrates its 70th year in business and celebrates its 50th year in the Conyers/Rockdale area.
Dee's Accomplishments, Community Awards and Recognition:
Recipient of Small Business Person of the Year 2013
Graduate of Leadership Rockdale Class of 2014
Past Treasurer Executive Committee of Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce
Board Member of Conyers Rockdale Economic Development Council
Board Member of eStation, co-working space
Member of the Rockdale County Stakeholder Task Force
Founder and Director of His Wonderful Works, Inc. (ministry)
“I believe God has blessed us with a longstanding business in this community so that we can serve this community by training and employing great people and serving our customers with excellence that truly honors God.” – Dee Barnes
What Our Clients Say...
“In today’s manufacturing marketplace, it is hard to find an American tool & die shop with the expertise matching Evans…We value Evans as an industry partner.”
~ Jonathan Harris, Ryerson Steel
Celebrating Our 70 Year History!
It was 71 years ago, in 1948, that Leonard L. Evans, Jr. established Evans Tool & Die, Inc. in Decatur, Georgia. Leonard his wife Mary Alice were both tool & die makers who began their first shop in their daughter’s play house. The legacy that they began lives on.