Susquehanna Growth Equity LLC has made a number of promotions and hires. Among those who were recently promoted were Martin Angert and Josh Elser, both of whom became managing directors and Joe Mihm, who got upped to vice president. Also, SGE made a number of hires, which include Samara Freschman, who joined the value creation team as head of talent and Aneesha Raghunathan who came on board as a vice president.
Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (“SGE”), an entrepreneur-centric growth equity firm exclusively focused on internet, software, and information services companies, announced the following promotions:
“We are delighted to announce the promotions of these talented, diligent, and dedicated team members,” said Amir Goldman, Managing Director of SGE. “Each one of them has played an important role in the success and growth of our firm, and we are pleased to recognize their accomplishments through these well-deserved promotions. Furthermore, we are thrilled to welcome our new team members into the SGE family. We look forward to their contributions to supporting SGE’s portfolio company ecosystem.”
Martin Angert was promoted from Director to Managing Director. He focuses on SaaS software and infrastructure companies. He currently serves on the boards of SGE portfolio companies ActiveCampaign, Allocadia, and WhiteSource. Previously, Martin served on the boards of Workfront (acquired by Adobe) and XebiaLabs (acquired by Digital.ai).
Josh Elser was promoted from Director to Managing Director. He focuses on SaaS and marketplace businesses with an emphasis on real estate tech, fintech, and HRTech. Josh serves on the boards of current SGE portfolio companies BoomTown, Buildout, Clutch, Evive, PerkSpot, Realync and Real Capital Analytics, and previously served on the board of Zyme, which was acquired by E2Open. He was a key member of the deal teams for iCIMS and SeekNow, as well as previous portfolio companies Clearleap (acquired by IBM), Credit Karma (cquired by Intuit) and Reorg Research (acquired by Private Equity Sponsor).
Joe Mihm was promoted from Associate to Vice President. He focuses on enterprise software with specific interests in infrastructure, security and devops software. Joe helped lead SGE’s investments in Allocadia, ActiveCampaign, Field Nation, Jether Energy, WhiteSource, Workfront (acquired by Adobe) and XebiaLabs (acquired by Digital.ai).
David Prilutsky was promoted from Analyst to Associate. David helped lead SGE’s investments in ActiveCampaign, Real Capital Analytics, Realync, and Workfront (acquired by Adobe).
Michael Amrine was promoted from Analyst to Associate. Michael has worked on the business development team and been involved with sourcing multiple investment opportunities for the firm.
SGE is also pleased to announce new additions to the team: Samara Freschman joined the Value Creation team as Head of Talent and will be working with portfolio companies to accelerate their executive hiring and talent capabilities. She was previously a Principal at True Search. Aneesha Raghunathan has joined the firm as a Vice President. Aneesha was previously a venture capitalist at Bessemer Venture Partners and a private equity investor at TA Associates. Dylan Spain has joined the business development team as an analyst after previously working at the firm as a co-op and graduating from Drexel’s Lebow College of Business.