Prior to joining ghSMART, Emily was an Associate Partner in the Houston office of McKinsey & Company, where she was a leader in the global Organization practice with deep expertise in merger management, organization design and change management. In her work she advised senior leaders of Fortune 500 companies through some of the largest and most complex mergers and turnarounds in recent memory. Emily also led McKinsey’s integration work for private equity backed oil and gas transactions, and served investors and their portfolio companies on top team alignment and organizational redesign topics.
Emily has a passion for leadership development and founded the Houston Women Leaders Forum, which convenes 200 senior leaders and rising stars in leading Houston institutions with the goal of building the next class of women leaders.
Prior to McKinsey, Emily worked in equity capital markets for HSBC in New York where she helped global clients issue equity on US exchanges. Emily has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in International Studies from the College of William & Mary. She lives in Houston, TX with her husband and daughter.