Shawn Pride
Stagnation yields commoditization. I strive to bring creativity and innovation to work each day.

Shawn Pride

Ernst & Young LLP Private Equity Advisory Partner

Industry leader with insights, perspective and practical experience on private equity operations and technology.

Shawn focuses on Private Equity Operational Performance Improvement Advisory Services. Providing a practical perspective on operational improvement efforts to private equity managers, she works directly with EY clients to develop a strategic framework and transformation program to address their process, organizational and technology challenges.

Bringing leading practices based on her knowledge gained from numerous years of experience and client engagements across the private equity front, middle and back office, her experience includes insights into the private equity software and service provider landscape and leading class tools.

Before joining EY, she was founder and CEO of a consulting group. Prior to that, she worked as a private equity consultant.

Shawn earned an MS in Mathematics and Education from the University of Maryland and a BA in Mathematics from Spelman College.

How Shawn is building a better working world

“I am passionate about working on operational complexities and new technology services for front middle and back office operations. My ability to think creatively, leverage 20 years of experience to approach problems and collaborate with a strong network of PE CFO and COO relationships allow me to create leading operating infrastructures that help clients operate more efficiently and scale their businesses in the most cost effective way.”

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