Rachel Arnold Appointed Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Endeavor Fund; Patrick Severson Appointed Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Foundation Fund
Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”), a leading global investment firm focused exclusively on enterprise software, data and technology-enabled businesses, today announced the Firm will be making the following leadership appointments to its private equity funds:
Rachel Arnold will be appointed Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Vista’s Endeavor Fund alongside current Co-Head René Stewart;
Patrick Severson will be appointed Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Vista’s Foundation Fund alongside current Co-Head Marc Teillon.
Rachel Arnold has been a vital member of the Vista ecosystem for over 18 years, working as an operating executive within the portfolio and with both the Foundation and Endeavor Fund teams. Throughout her tenure, Ms. Arnold has participated in the investment process, advised portfolio executives and managed portfolio operations strategies. She has worked with over 20 Vista portfolio companies and currently sits on the boards of Dispatch, Kazoo, RadarFirst, TripleSeat and Zapproved. She was actively involved in the Firm’s investments in AGDATA, Autotask, BigMachines, Bullhorn, Kibo, Lanyon, Lone Wolf, Naviga, PeopleAdmin, Relias Learning, SecureLink and Social Solutions. She will be leading the Endeavor Fund alongside René Stewart.
“Rachel helped launch the Endeavor Fund, and it is a privilege to now partner with her to co-lead one of the world’s largest tech buyout funds led exclusively by women,” said René Stewart, Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of the Vista Endeavor Fund. “Her strong leadership, proven ability to build and inspire teams and strategic operating expertise will be powerful tools as Fund Co-Head.”
Read more/Source: Business Wire
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