Shavonne Correia (Johnson)
2004 National, Region and District Miss Black & Gold Winner
University of Southern California
BS 2005 Business Administration
Shavonne is a Vice President within the Client Service & Business Development Team at global private equity investment firm, Pantheon Ventures. She was previously a Vice President and founding member of Mercury Capital Advisors where, similarly, she was responsible for marketing alternative investment funds (with a focus on private equity and infrastructure strategies) to institutional investors. Prior to forming Mercury, Shavonne was an Investment Banking Associate in Merrill Lynch’s Private Equity Funds Group in both New York and London. A graduate of the University of Southern California, Shavonne holds the Series 7, 63 and 79 licenses and has earned a Securities and Financial Derivatives license with the United Kingdom FSA.
Shavonne is on the Executive Board of the Atlanta chapter of the National Association of Securities Professionals, and regularly volunteers with Defy Ventures and the Children’s Storefront – all non-profit organizations aimed at empowering and providing opportunities for under-represented minorities and women.
Originally from Oklahoma, Shavonne is an avid marathon runner, having completed 13 marathons to date. She resides in Manhattan with her husband Kevin, founder of KS Correia men’s clothing line.