Enid Esmond

finance manager

Enid is a true New Yorker!  Born and raised in the Bronx, NY, she attended Fordham University and is proud to continue to call New York City home.  

Enid spent several years with STARR Catering Group in their New York Botanical Garden, New York Historical Society and Citadel locations, rising quickly through the ranks to become Food & Beverage Controller.  Since joining SHIFT hospitality, Enid has led the expansion of the rapidly growing finance team and serves as a member of the executive leadership team. She is heavily involved in the organizational and people strategy and business development process for SHIFT, while overseeing all internal financials and financial consulting needs for SHIFT partners.

Enid is an accomplished photographer, having studied at the International Center of Photography.  She has spent time professionally as a contracted photographer, with work shown both locally and internationally. Her passion and talent for capturing the energy of live performance has led to her work with events like the Bonnaroo Music Festival, as well as with individual artists like The Dave Matthews Band.

Favorite Food:  Tacos & guacamole; handcut fries with malt vinegar...has to be Sarsons!
Favorite Drink:  My top 3 are French 75, margarita on the rocks w/ salt and a dry gin martini with a twist
Hidden Talent:  It’s not really “hidden” but Photography is definitely my creative passion...