Shelly Zhu is a Vice President in Investments at Lightyear Capital.
Prior to joining Lightyear in 2022, Shelly was a Vice President at Spire Capital Partners, where she helped lead private equity investments in the technology-enabled business services, media, and education sectors. Previously, she was a Senior Associate at the private equity firms Presidio Investors and Centre Partners. Prior to that, she was a Senior Investment Banking Analyst in the M&A Group at Houlihan Lokey.
Shelly holds a B.A. in Economics and Psychology from Columbia University and an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship.