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Rachel Arnold

Operating Principal | Vista Equity Partners | Austin

Rachel Arnold joined Vista Equity Partners in 2012. Ms. Arnold is responsible for partnering closely with executive teams to pursue investment strategies, operational improvement, and transformative results. She currently sits on the boards of Dispatch, Gather, Kazoo, RADAR, SecureLink, and Zapproved and was actively involved in the firm’s investments in AGDATA, Autotask, Kibo, Lanyon, LoneWolf, MicroEdge, Mitratech, Naviga, PeopleAdmin, Relias Learning, Social Solutions, and SRC Software.

Prior to joining the investment team at Vista, Ms. Arnold served as an executive in four Vista portfolio companies: Interim CEO at Social Solutions; Senior Vice President of Product Development, Product Management and Marketing at Mitratech; Vice President of Product Management & Strategy at MicroEdge; and Business Development at SRC Software. Outside of her Vista tenure, Ms. Arnold was a Strategy Director at Interbrand, focused on technology and financial services sectors, and an Equity Research Associate covering Enterprise Software at Pacific Crest.

In addition to her work at Vista, Ms. Arnold is the Co-Founder and Board Chair for 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. Ms. Arnold also serves as a National Advisory Board Member for Philanthropitch, a social impact competition that provides nonprofits and social enterprises with access to human and financial capital.



B.S. in International Business, Linfield College

Executive Assistant

Adrienne Alexander