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Rachel Arnold

Managing Director | Vista Equity Partners | Austin

Rachel Arnold has two decades of experience investing in and scaling growth at top software companies. She currently sits on the boards of Dispatch, Gather, Kazoo, RadarFirst, SecureLink, and Zapproved. Rachel works with CEOs and senior management teams of market-leading enterprise software companies to help them accelerate growth and develop more efficient operations.

Before joining Vista Equity Partners in 2012, Rachel held executive positions at four Vista Equity Partners portfolio companies. Her roles included interim CEO for Social Solutions, Senior Vice President of Engineering, Product Management & Marketing at Mitratech, Vice President of Product Management & Strategy at MicroEdge, and running Business Development & Channel Programs at SRC Software. Outside of her Vista tenure, Rachel served as Strategy Director at Interbrand and as an Equity Research Associate covering enterprise software at Pacific Crest.

Rachel is passionate about giving back to her community. In 2017, she co-founded the Austin chapter of Friends of the Children, a national nonprofit organization focused on enabling high-risk children and breaking the cycle of generational poverty. Rachel also serves as a Trustee for The Contemporary Austin.

She holds a B.S. in International Business from Linfield College.

Executive Assistant

Adrienne Alexander