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 Executive Austin
Brian Sheth Co-Founder and President Executive Austin
David A. Breach Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Officer Executive San Francisco
Bret Bolin Operating Principal Operations Austin
Vincent L. Burkett Operating Principal Operations Austin
Alan Cline Principal Private Equity Austin
Jamie Ford President of Credit and Public Equity
Credit
Public Equity
San Francisco
Michael Fosnaugh Principal Private Equity Chicago
James P. Hickey Principal Private Equity Chicago
Betty Hung Operating Principal Operations Austin
Rob Rogers Principal Private Equity Austin
Monti Saroya Principal Private Equity Austin
Patrick Severson Principal Private Equity Austin
Christian Sowul Principal Private Equity San Francisco
Martin Taylor Operating Principal Operations Austin
Marc Teillon Principal Private Equity San Francisco
John Warnken-Brill Chief Financial Officer Administration San Francisco
Kristine Jurczyk Co-Head of Vista Credit Opportunities Credit Chicago
Joshua Niedner Co-Head of Vista Credit Opportunities Credit Chicago
Ashish Shah Co-Head of Vista Public Strategies Public Equity San Francisco
Brenden Smith Co-Head of Vista Public Strategies Public Equity San Francisco
Gwen Reinke Chief Compliance Officer Administration San Francisco
Christine Pastore Senior Vice President of Investor Relations Investor Relations Austin
Christopher Pietersen Senior Vice President of Investor Relations Investor Relations Austin
Stephen Seelbach Chief of Staff Administration San Francisco
Kevin Sofield Director of Capital Markets Capital Markets San Francisco
Jessica Segal Director of Investor Relations Investor Relations San Francisco
Justin Bentley Director Credit Chicago
Christina Lema General Counsel Administration San Francisco
Rod Aliabadi Vice President Private Equity Chicago
Adrian Alonso Vice President Private Equity Austin
Anand Anbalagan Vice President Private Equity Austin
Rachel Arnold Operating Vice President Operations Austin
Ryan Atlas Vice President Private Equity Austin
Justin Cho Vice President Private Equity Austin
Susan Clark Operating Vice President & Chief of Staff Operations Austin
Jake Hodgman Vice President Private Equity Austin
Louis Marchetti Vice President, Office of the President Business Development Austin
Donald Park Vice President & Chief of Staff Private Equity Austin
Sathya Shanthakumar Vice President of Investor Relations Investor Relations San Francisco
John Stalder Vice President Private Equity San Francisco
Drew Tate Vice President Private Equity Austin
René Yang Vice President Private Equity Austin
Kristina Mourlot Vice President Credit Chicago
Joseph Tinaglia Vice President Credit Chicago
Jeff Wilson Vice President Private Equity San Francisco
Jessi Marshall Director of Marketing Business Development Austin
Marc Mezzadri Director of Operations Public Equity San Francisco
Ashot Navasardyan Director of Development, Office of the CEO Operations San Francisco
John Seni Director, Office of the CEO Operations Austin
Drew Battenberg Research Associate Public Equity San Francisco
Thomas Lumpkin Research Associate Public Equity San Francisco
Ralph DeBernardo Senior Associate Investor Relations San Francisco
Jack Dillon Senior Associate Private Equity Chicago
Charles Guan Senior Associate Private Equity San Francisco
Aaron Gupta Senior Associate Private Equity Austin
Tyler Kellner Senior Associate Private Equity Chicago
Jake Kleiner Senior Associate Private Equity San Francisco
Brian Loring Senior Associate Private Equity Austin
Nicolas Stahl Senior Associate Private Equity Chicago
Steven White Senior Associate Private Equity San Francisco
Alexander Capretta Associate Private Equity Austin
Stephen Foster Associate Private Equity San Francisco
Kara Hollis Associate Private Equity Chicago
Derek Klomhaus Associate Private Equity Austin
Caitlin Lynch Associate Credit Chicago
Shannon MacKenzie Associate Private Equity Austin
Sydney Murray Associate Private Equity Chicago
Shivan Patel Associate Private Equity Austin
Sam Payton Associate Private Equity Austin
Caitilin Slattery Associate Investor Relations San Francisco
Kevin Tanaka Associate Private Equity Austin
Andrew Alea Analyst Private Equity Chicago
Eric Anderson Analyst Private Equity San Francisco
Luke Bucshon Analyst Private Equity Chicago
Eric Caine Analyst Private Equity San Francisco
Lexi Eisenberg Analyst Private Equity Austin
Ben Hotz Analyst Private Equity Chicago
Danny Lei Analyst Private Equity San Francisco
Amit Patel Analyst Investor Relations San Francisco
Daniel Sullivan Analyst Private Equity Austin
Jacob Van der Wiel Analyst Private Equity Austin
Jonathan Wulkan Analyst Private Equity Chicago
Tanner Cerand Research Manager Business Development Austin
Ashleigh Gorman Marketing Manager Business Development Austin
Vanessa Martinez Marketing Specialist Business Development Austin
Lewis McAlister Research Analyst Business Development Austin
Maria Sato Operations Analyst Business Development Austin