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John Warnken-Brill

Senior Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer | Vista Equity Partners | Oakland

John Warnken-Brill joined Vista Equity Partners in 2006. Mr. Warnken-Brill is responsible for leading the firm’s financial strategy, controls, and performance.

Prior to joining Vista, Mr. Warnken-Brill worked as the Vice President of Finance at Blum Capital Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm. While at Blum, Mr. Warnken-Brill had responsibility for financial operations, trading operations, and limited partner reporting, and helped establish several new partnerships. Before his time with Blum, Mr. Warnken-Brill worked at Putnam Lovell Group, a San Francisco-based investment banking and private equity firm focusing on the asset management industry, where he was the Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Putnam Lovell, Mr. Warnken-Brill worked at Charles Schwab & Co.

Mr. Warnken-Brill also previously held various finance positions with Nextel Communications and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Mr. Warnken-Brill is also a C.P.A. (inactive).



B.S. in Business Administration, Accounting, and Finance, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley

Executive Assistant

Adrienne Hafner