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Stephen Seelbach

Chief of Staff | Vista Equity Partners | San Francisco

Stephen Seelbach joined Vista Equity Partners in 2014. As the Chief of Staff for the firm’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Robert F. Smith, Mr. Seelbach is involved with firm strategy, operations, investor relations, corporate communications, and other projects.

Previously, Mr. Seelbach was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong, where he ran the Asia-Pacific Financial Sponsors group. This group was responsible for investment banking coverage of private equity funds in Asia excluding Japan. Mr. Seelbach helped start this group in 2005 and previously worked in roles in the mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance groups in Hong Kong, Singapore, and New York. Mr. Seelbach worked at Morgan Stanley for 15 years, 13 of those in Asia. Mr. Seelbach is an avid squash player and serves as the Board Chair of Squash Drive in San Francisco.



B.A. in Political Science, Amherst College, magna cum laude
B.A. in French, Amherst College, magna cum laude
International Relations Certificate, Amherst College

Executive Assistant

Valerie Young