Strategy & Execution

Manisha Shah
Managing Director
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Ms. Shah is a Managing Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Strategic Consulting business. She has nearly two decades of experience advising client leaders on strategy, planning, and operational improvement topics. Ms. Shah has served a variety of industries, with an emphasis in energy, healthcare, and financial services. She is based in the firm’s Chicago office.

Ms. Shah has served the senior management and boards of directors of various energy industry clients, including gas utilities, electric RTOs, energy technology research, and technology services providers. Her engagements in this space have covered long-range strategic planning, scenario planning, market entry and execution plan development, and management and operations issue identification. Ms. Shah is currently responsible for leading and developing the Strategic Consulting Group’s natural gas practice.

In addition to the energy sector, Ms. Shah has also served healthcare and financial services companies on topics ranging from strategy development, product portfolio strategy and rationalization, strategic option evaluation, banking operations post-merger integration, cost reduction and sourcing initiatives, and process and organization improvements.

Prior to Houlihan Lokey, Ms. Shah was a manager in Accenture’s Organization and Human Performance practice, where she served property casualty insurers, financial services technology startups, and public sector clients.

Ms. Shah holds an M.P.P. from Duke University and a B.A. from Wake Forest University.