Sharon L. Ephraim
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer


Sharon joined Svoboda Capital Partners (“SC”) as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer in December 2016. Sharon brings a wealth of experience to SC gained from perspectives in various types of financial service firms.

From 2015 to joining SC, Sharon was Principal, Ephraim Advisory. For the almost 10 years prior, Sharon held roles as Principal at Ares Management, a publicly-traded global asset management firm, and as Treasurer and Senior Director at Wrightwood Capital, LLC, a privately-held predecessor company. From 1999-2005, Sharon served as Treasurer and Assistant Vice President for Wheels, Inc., a privately-held fleet leasing firm. For the prior seven years, Sharon was a banker at Bank of America (f/k/a Continental Bank) where she held various positions in the Securitized Products Group and the leasing and finance company lending platform.

Sharon serves as an advisor to Pay Your Selfie, Inc. and has served as a mentor in the TechStars Chicago program. Actively involved in community, Sharon is a past president of Beth Emet The Free Synagogue and is currently Treasurer of the Evanston Township High School Boosters Board as well as the incoming President of the Evanston History Center.

Sharon graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Connecticut College with a Bachelor’s of Arts in 1985 and received her Masters of Business Administration from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 1989.