Eileen Shy is a partner in Bain & Company’s New York office. Eileen has more than fifteen years of experience in management consulting and is a member of Bain’s Global Consumer Products, Retail and Social & Public sector practices.
Eileen is an expert in the consumer goods and retail sectors, leading long-term engagements with Fortune 500 corporate clients. Eileen’s deep experience in the consumer goods and retail sectors includes a particular focus on growth strategy and large-scale change programs. She has led engagements in brand growth and strategy, customer-led growth, business unit strategy, category strategy, innovation, diligence and corporate mergers, operating model and organizational redesign, procurement and performance improvement.
As an active member of Bain’s Social & Public sector practice, Eileen specializes in education and school leadership. In her education work, Eileen has focused on growth and expansion strategy, operating models and organizational redesign. She has worked with leading national education organizations and charter networks and is a member of the board of the Collegiate network of Uncommon Schools. Eileen also founded the “Bain Cares” initiative in Bain’s New York office to apply the firm’s passion for results to community service and pro bono work.
Eileen earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a BA in public policy and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
- “The Future of Marketing in Consumer Products,” Brief, November 2018
- “The Great E-commerce Illusion in Consumer Products,” Brief, September 2018
- “How to Outgrow Your Competitors: Lessons from US Brand Winners,” Brief, September 2015
- “Building pathways: How to develop the next generation of transformational school leaders,” Brief, December 2013