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Ed Z.

Ed Z.


Private Equity Interview Prep

The Wharton School (UPenn) Logo

Studied at The Wharton School (UPenn)

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Worked at H.I.G. Capital

Available Wednesday at 2:00 PM UTC

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Ed's Coaching Offerings

Ace your Private Equity Interview - Case Prep, Financial Modeling

Ace your Private Equity Interview - Case Prep, Financial Modeling

$1501h of coaching

Custom hourly coaching · $150/hour

Get help with Technical Interview Prep, Networking Strategy, and .

Browse Ed's coaching offerings for MBA and Management Consulting

Ed's Private Equity Qualifications

Experience level: Vice President

10+ people coached for Private Equity

Open to working with clients outside the U.S.

I have 4 years in Private Equity experience, and have gone through both Private Equity Associate recruiting and Private Equity Vice President recruiting. I am able to help those seeking PE Associate jobs who are in need of - Qualitative PE prep (story, resume, questions) - Quantitative PE prep - Private Equity prep for Consultants (transition to PE, case interviews, technical skills required) - PE Recruiting Strategy

Ed can help with:

Technical Interview Prep

Networking Strategy

Resume Review

LinkedIn Review

Behavioral Interview Prep

Salary Negotiation

Promotion Strategy

Deal Execution

Due Diligence

Working With Headhunters

Ed also coaches for MBA and Management Consulting

About Ed

Hello! My name is Ed Zhang and I am a small business entrepreneur. I have prior experience in Private Equity investing (4 years) and management consulting (3 years). I have an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a BBA from the McCombs School at the University of Texas. I would love to use my experience to help you in any of the following ways: - MBA Prep - MBA Essay Review - PE Interview Prep - Consulting Interview Prep - Consulting to PE Transition Prep - Post MBA Recruiting Prep

Why do I coach?

Mentorship has been an incredibly powerful benefit for me during my career. Having peers and coaches throughout my educational and professional experience is the biggest factor for how I got to where I am today. Since it's been such a powerful tool for me, I am looking now to turn back and pay it forward to others who may need guidance walking along their own paths. Mentorship and development is something that I am passionate about and seek to bring to my life every day, whether at work or with life.

Work Experience

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Managing Partner

Lotus Valley Holdings

July 2023 - Present

Managing Partner for Lotus Valley Holdings - a search fund based in the United States looking for long-term acquisitions in stable, services businesses

H.I.G. Capital Logo

Private Equity Vice President

H.I.G. Capital

August 2021 - July 2023

Gauge Capital Logo

Private Equity Associate

Gauge Capital

July 2017 - July 2019

Boston Consulting Group Logo


Boston Consulting Group

May 2015 - May 2017

Strategy& Logo



October 2014 - May 2015


The Wharton School (UPenn) Logo

The Wharton School (UPenn)


2019 - 2021

McCombs School of Business (UT Austin) Logo

McCombs School of Business (UT Austin)

BBA, Finance

2010 - 2014

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Ed Z.

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