Sheel Patel

Vice President for Finance

Sheel joined Houston Endowment in October 2018. She started her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she spent almost eleven years and advanced to senior manager. She is a CPA with a master’s in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Kent State University. Sheel worked closely with a number of nonprofits in her previous roles, both at PricewaterhouseCoopers and more recently as CFO for one of TIAA’s endowment management businesses, Covariance Capital Management, which partners with nonprofits to operate as their full-service outsourced chief investment officer.