The best capital a company can obtain is from their own balance sheet. Effective management of cash flow can release significant cash to reinvest in the business.

Shawn Ryan

EY-Parthenon Principal, Strategy and Transactions, Ernst & Young LLP

Global working capital transformation experience across industries. Delivering results that drive shareholder value in both the short and long term. Proud parent, woodworker and outdoor enthusiast.

Shawn is a principal in the working capital practice at Ernst & Young LLP, focusing on delivering transformational cash management programs for Fortune 100 automotive and diversified industrial clients.

Shawn has 20 years of experience servicing domestic and multinational clients across a broad range of industries. Prior to joining the dedicated EY working capital advisory group, he has had experience working for automotive and transportation firms as well as operational excellence consulting.

Shawn earned his BBA degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an MBA from New York Institute of Technology.

How Shawn is building a better working world

“When properly designed, process improvement can benefit the quality of life for our clients, their partners and their employees. I have a passion for cultivating talent both within our team and at our clients so they can continually adapt and take advantage of the rapid change taking place with technology and across many global sectors. My goal is to drive value while helping to improve the day-to-day business results for those I work with. Working capital functions many times are the largest area of contact for customers and suppliers who work with our clients. Through thoughtful deployment of leading practices and technologies the experience for all involved can be transformed into mutually beneficial relationships.”

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