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
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
Betty Hung Senior Operating Vice President & COO of Vista Consulting Group Operations Austin
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
Anand Anbalagan Vice President Investment Professionals Austin
Rachel Arnold Operating Vice President Operations Austin
Justin Cho Vice President Investment Professionals Austin
Regan Garrett Operating Vice President Operations Chicago
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
Rod Aliabadi Senior Associate Investment Professionals Chicago
Adrian Alonso Senior Associate Investment Professionals Austin
Ryan Atlas Senior Associate Investment Professionals Austin
Matt McDonald Senior Associate Investment Professionals San Francisco
Donald Park Senior Associate Investment Professionals Austin
Jack Dillon Associate Investment Professionals Chicago
Charles Guan Associate Investment Professionals San Francisco
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
Matt Potter Associate Investment Professionals Austin
Nick Prickel Associate Investment Professionals Chicago
Nicolas Stahl Associate Investment Professionals Chicago
Matt Wilson Associate Investment Professionals Chicago
Andrew Alea Analyst Investment Professionals Austin
Ross Caton Analyst Investment Professionals Austin
Christiana Hay Analyst Investment Professionals Chicago
Kara Hollis Analyst Investment Professionals Chicago
Justin Reckart Analyst Investment Professionals Chicago