Chelsea Howes

Vice President of Strategy and Operations


Chelsea Howes is Vice President of Strategy and Operations. She is responsible for supporting the Office of the CEO across all functional areas, in addition to working alongside senior leadership in crafting strategic presentations, financial analyses, and corporate communications. She joined the firm in 2022 as Chief of Staff to the CEO.


Prior to joining Solomon Partners, Chelsea worked as an associate in Barclays’ Consumer Retail Group, providing advisory services on both sell-side and buy-side M&A transactions, equity and debt financings, and strategic alternatives. Before her role in the Consumer Retail Group, Chelsea spent four years as an analyst and associate in Barclays’ Financial Institutions Group, where she helped execute a number of successful sell-side transactions in the Specialty Finance sector.


Chelsea graduated, magna cum laude, with a BA in Business Administration from California State University – Fullerton.