NEW YORK, NY (December 21, 2020) – Spire Capital Partners is pleased to announce that Shelly Zhu has joined their firm as a Vice President. Shelly has over 6 years of experience in the private equity industry. Prior to joining Spire Capital, Shelly was a Senior Associate at Presido Investors, where she supported transactions within the technology and business services sectors. Shelly began her career at JP Morgan and spent time at Houlihan Lokey and Centre Partners. Shelly received a BA in Economics from Columbia University, and an MBA from The University of Chicago with a Finance Concentration.
The addition of Shelly will support the continued growth of Spire Capital’s investment team. Spire Capital’s investment professionals contribute uniquely and collectively to the firm’s success as a lead and control investor in lower middle market buyouts within the business services, education, media, and communications sectors.
“We are very excited to introduce Shelly to our portfolio company management teams and investors. The execution experience she brings to Spire Capital will serve both our current management teams as well as the teams we partner with in the future,” said Sean White, a partner at Spire Capital Partners.
About Spire Capital Partners
Spire Capital (https://spirecapital.com/) is an active and experienced private equity firm with an investment focus in small market companies within the technology-enabled business services, media, communications, and education sectors. Spire Capital was founded on the principle of partnering with management teams and founders to help effectuate the next stage of growth for their companies. Spire Capital professionals have a broad array of past operating, investing, and advisory experiences they leverage to help portfolio companies accelerate growth, guide strategic direction, and execute their business plan. Spire Capital is a New York-based investment advisor registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.