Whitney Shapiro joined Ratio as a Principal in 2019. Prior to Ratio, Whitney spent seven years in investment banking at Barclays on the Private Capital team. In her role, Whitney advised companies across industries on tailored private financing solutions. Specializing in growth equity raises, Whitney worked closely with a diverse set of investors, including private and growth equity firms, venture capital firms, and family offices. Whitney also worked on the investor relations team at Apollo Global Management, where she focused on marketing the firm’s credit funds.
Whitney received a BA in Psychology from Princeton University, cum laude. She lives in New York City with her husband and her Yorkie. In her free time, you can find her at comedy shows, Italian restaurants and (on good days) barre classes. Whitney is from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and her husband has succeeded in converting her to a Yankees fan, but he is still working on her football allegiance. Whitney’s favorite book is The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy.