Jennifer James has joined Thoma Bravo LLC as Director, Head of Investor Relations & Marketing. James most recently served as Partner, Investor Relations & Marketing, for Sofinnova Ventures.
San Francisco – Sept. 16, 2015 – Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, has hired Jennifer James to serve as its Director, Head of Investor Relations & Marketing. In this newly created role, James will lead Thoma Bravo’s efforts to serve the needs of the firm’s existing investors, introduce new investors to Thoma Bravo and oversee its industry communications programs. She brings almost two decades of experience in private equity/venture capital investor relations, fundraising and marketing to Thoma Bravo and its investors.
“Private equity has become an increasingly competitive and complex environment, both in terms of fundraising and putting our investment dollars to work,” said Orlando Bravo, a Managing Partner at Thoma Bravo. “Jennifer brings a wealth of experience that will be vital to communicating with our current and future limited partner investors, particularly as we raise future funds that expand our already excellent investor base.”
James most recently served as Partner, Investor Relations & Marketing, for Sofinnova Ventures. Prior to that role, she served as Director of Marketing & Communications for Alta Partners, and has had several marketing and financial services leadership roles over the past 18 years. James earned her MBA from Northwestern University, and her undergraduate degree in history from Bowdoin College.
“In my years working in the venture capital and private equity community, I have been incredibly impressed with Thoma Bravo,” said James. “The firm has developed a strong and well-deserved reputation for building great companies and producing market-leading returns for their investors. I look forward to working with the Thoma Bravo team to enhance how we engage with, and bring value to, our limited partners.”
About Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm building on a 30+ year history of providing equity and strategic support to experienced management teams and growing companies. The firm seeks to create value by collaborating with company management to improve business operations and provide capital to support growth initiatives. Thoma Bravo invests with a particular focus on application and infrastructure software and technology enabled services. The firm currently manages a series of private equity funds representing more than $8.5 billion of equity commitments. For more information, visitwww.thomabravo.com.