Meet Evan

Evan Holt is fighting for a Cincinnati that works for all of us, not just the wealthy and well connected.


Evan and his mother, Catherine Holt

A Cincinnati Native

Evan Christopher Holt, 33, is a lifelong Cincinnati resident who grew up in Kennedy Heights, Pleasant Ridge and along Queen City Avenue in Westwood. He was raised by his single mother, a Xavier University graduate who has worked 26 years as a social worker in Hamilton County. At age 7, Evan auditioned for and was accepted into the original School for the Creative & Performing Arts. He graduated from SCPA in 2006 with a focus on jazz piano and music composition.

Evan is a service industry veteran, having previously worked for numerous restaurants throughout the city including Queen City Pizza, the late Teller's of Hyde Park, the original nada and Senate (OTR), all culminating to him helping open The Lonely Pine Steakhouse from Gorilla Cinema in 2019.
Evan is also a screenwriter and local director, having been ranked among CityBeat Magazine's Top Local Filmmakers the last three years since 2019.

With your support, Evan will be the first service industry professional ever elected to Cincinnati City Council.



How do your
council members serve you

Cincinnati City Council is the city's legislative body. The popularly elected city council is responsible for enacting ordinances, making appropriations, establishing policy, imposing taxes, and hiring various city officials. Evan is committed to being a champion of the working class of Cincinnati, and as a potential city councilmember, every decision he makes will be with the intent to elevate the material living conditions of the working class citizens of Cincinnati.

What do We mean by
Material living conditions

Material living conditions are the foundations of personal and community well-being. They are a base standard from which people and communities can grow, develop and thrive. Our campaign is wholly committed to elevating the material living conditions of working class citizens because our entire team—including Evan himself—belong to the working class.


How do we accomplish this goal? Through these six core values: