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Sean Davis

Mr. Davis is the Founder and Managing Partner of Merton Capital Partners. Merton is an early pioneer in philanthropic private equity, advising the wealthy on investing their philanthropy alongside large companies to solve significant social and environmental issues.

Mr. Davis 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 created bold growth plans in early learning and housing for the homeless.

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 in the Masters in International Development at Palm Beach Atlantic University.