Lena Evans is the founder of Jade Phoenix, an award-winning community organization dedicated to providing fundraising and event support as well as promotion services to non-profit organizations. Her philanthropy and cultivation of the spirit of volunteerism have garnered the honor of nominations for the prestigious awards of L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth, San Diego Magazine Woman of the Year, and Longines Women Who Make a Difference. She has been featured in Yahoo’s “Women Who Shine”. She was named San Diego’s “Best Philanthropist/Volunteer” by Ranch & Coast Magazine and recognized for the “Hometown Heroes Award by her community for her service. She is also the mother of two amazing sons.