Sharna-Kay Dobney

Junior Research Analyst

Sharna-Kay Dobney is a Junior Research Analyst on the Manager Research Team at Xponance. She joined the firm in 2020. In this capacity, Sharna identifies and evaluates potential asset managers and performs initial and ongoing due diligence for Xponance’s multi-manager strategy. Prior to Xponance, Sharna was an engineer in the automotive industry. Sharna has over 7 years of experience in product design, engineering, and manufacturing. She has engineered production parts for traditional combustion engine vehicle including the Ford F-Series Truck and SUV platform with a tier-one supplier. Sharna transitioned to start-up electric vehicle OEMs where she did engineering project management with EV start-ups on both Luxury EV and Adventure EV platforms.

Sharna earned a BS in Chemical Engineering and a Master’s in Engineering Management from Kettering University. Sharna is passionate about providing educational opportunities for underprivileged youths and is actively involved in Jamaican AIM Alumni Scholarship that assist students from inner-city and rural communities in Jamaica to attend Kettering University’s Summer STEM pre-college program. Sharna is a CFA level II candidate.