Highland makes St. Amand Venture Partner

Highland Capital Partners, a Lexington, Mass.-based venture capital firm, named John St. Amand as a venture partner. St. Amand will help identify new entrepreneurial investment opportunities and lend his expertise to assist Highland portfolio companies. He is the founder and former chief executive officer of Telica, a Highland-backed company that specialized in advanced switching and transmission telecommunication equipment. www.hcp.com