Our Team

Vista Equity Partners has assembled a team of investment professionals with extensive transaction, operations and strategic expertise.

Our team has the unique ability to both execute complex transactions and provide sound strategic and operational direction. Throughout our investment and transformational processes we seek to best align our goals with those of our management teams and to work with our key managers to maximize our portfolio companies’ long-term potential.

In addition to the core Vista investment and operating professionals, our team includes a broad network of technology-focused bankers, business leaders and consultants specifically trained to deliver Vista's value creation processes.

Name Title Department Location
Robert F. Smith Founder, Chairman and CEO Investment Professionals Austin
Brian Sheth Co-Founder and President Investment Professionals Austin
Vincent L. Burkett Operating Principal Operations Austin
Alan Cline Principal Investment Professionals Austin
Jamie Ford Principal and COO Investment Professionals San Francisco
Michael Fosnaugh Principal Investment Professionals Chicago
James P. Hickey Principal Investment Professionals Chicago
Betty Hung Principal Investment Professionals Austin
Rob Rogers Principal Investment Professionals Austin
Monti Saroya Principal Investment Professionals Austin
Patrick Severson Principal Investment Professionals Austin
Christian Sowul Principal Investment Professionals San Francisco
Martin Taylor Operating Principal Operations Austin
John Warnken-Brill Chief Financial Officer Administration San Francisco
Christina Lema General Counsel Administration San Francisco
Stephen Seelbach Chief of Staff Administration San Francisco
Christine Pastore Senior Vice President of Investor Relations Investor Relations Austin
Kevin Sofield Director of Capital Markets Investment Professionals San Francisco
Marc Teillon Senior Vice President Investment Professionals San Francisco
Adrian Alonso Vice President Investment Professionals Austin
Anand Anbalagan Vice President Investment Professionals Austin
Rachel Arnold Operating Vice President Operations Austin
Ryan Atlas Vice President Investment Professionals Austin
Justin Cho Vice President Investment Professionals Austin
Regan Garrett Operating Vice President Operations Chicago
Donald Park Vice President & Chief of Staff Investment Professionals Austin
Sathya Shanthakumar Vice President of Investor Relations Investor Relations San Francisco
John Stalder Vice President Investment Professionals San Francisco
Drew Tate Vice President Investment Professionals Austin
René Yang Vice President Investment Professionals San Francisco
Louis Marchetti Director of Business Development Investment Professionals Austin
John Seni Director, Office of the CEO Operations Austin
Rod Aliabadi Senior Associate Investment Professionals Chicago
Ralph DeBernardo Senior Associate Investor Relations San Francisco
Charles Guan Senior Associate Investment Professionals San Francisco
Matt McDonald Senior Associate Investment Professionals San Francisco
Nicolas Stahl Senior Associate Investment Professionals Chicago
Alexander Capretta Associate Investment Professionals Austin
Jack Dillon Associate Investment Professionals Chicago
Stephen Foster Associate Investment Professionals Austin
Aaron Gupta Associate Investment Professionals Austin
Kara Hollis Associate Investment Professionals Chicago
Tyler Kellner Associate Investment Professionals Chicago
Jake Kleiner Associate Investment Professionals San Francisco
Brian Loring Associate Investment Professionals Austin
Caitlin Lynch Associate Investment Professionals Chicago
Sydney Murray Associate Investment Professionals Austin
Matt Potter Associate Investment Professionals Austin
Nick Prickel Associate Investment Professionals Chicago
Steven White Associate Investment Professionals Austin
Matt Wilson Associate Investment Professionals Chicago
Andrew Alea Analyst Investment Professionals Austin
Ross Caton Analyst Investment Professionals Austin
Christiana Hay Analyst Investment Professionals Chicago
Danny Lei Analyst Investment Professionals San Francisco
Patrick Pallotta Analyst Investment Professionals San Francisco
Justin Reckart Analyst Investment Professionals Chicago
Daniel Sullivan Analyst Investment Professionals Austin
Jacob Van der Wiel Analyst Investment Professionals Austin
Jonathan Wulkan Analyst Investment Professionals Chicago