Charles J. Shea

Executive Advisor

Joined Thomas H. Lee Partners in 2013.

Mr. Shea is an executive advisor to Thomas H. Lee Partners. He brings over twenty-five years of private equity operating experience to the Firm with a proven track record of building business services, outsourcing, and healthcare companies. Mr. Shea has provided leadership in a number of different roles including CEO, COO, EVP, Chairman, Vice Chairman, and board director and has consistently demonstrated the ability to convert strategy into results and effectively lead organizations.  

Prior to joining Thomas H. Lee Partners, Mr. Shea was a managing director with Devonshire Investors, a private equity investment firm owned by Fidelity Investments with $6 billion in assets under management. He also played a key role as executive vice president in building Sodexo from a regional food service company into a market leading provider of outsourced services to hospitals, nursing homes, schools, and corporations over an eight-year period.

Mr. Shea previously served as chairman of BostonCoach and Veritude. His other prior directorships include Curo Health Services, Syneos Health (formerly inVentiv Health, Inc.), LogistiCare, Supplemental Health Care, Business Intelligence Advisors, Med e-Manager, Sebastians and J. Robert Scott.  Mr. Shea is currently vice chairman of Healthcare Staffing Services and also serves as a director of System One.

Mr. Shea holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from Salem State University.


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