Sean Davis

February 24, 2023 | secon2023

Mr. Davis is the Founder and Managing Partner of Merton Capital Partners. Merton advises on investing philanthropy alongside Fortune 500 companies to solve significant social and environmental issues. He started his career with J.P. Morgan in New York and then joined Advent International, a leader in international private equity, helping to develop its office in Brazil. Mr. Davis then joined Saratoga Partners in New York and was dedicated to leverage buyout opportunities and restructurings. Mr. Davis was recently the Development Director for The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County, where he was focused on creating a bold growth plan to solve the problem that almost half the children in the County fail to read a third-grade level.

Mr. Davis was raised in Colombia and Argentina and graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy and from The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He also has an MBA from the London Business School. Mr. Davis is an advisor to various nonprofits and the author of Solving the Giving Pledge Bottleneck, a Top 12 Forbes Must Have Books And Podcasts For Leaders In 2023. Mr. Davis is also an Adjunct Professor at Palm Beach Atlantic University in their Masters in International Development.