Vista-backed Social Solutions Global appoints Nimsger as CEO

Social Solutions Global, a portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners, has named Kristin Nimsger as CEO. Previously, Nimsger was CEO of MicroEdge. Baltimore-based Social Solutions Global is a provider of impact and performance management software for human services.


BALTIMORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Social Solutions Global, the leading provider of impact and performance management software for human services, announced today that Kristin Nimsger will join the company as Chief Executive Officer. Kristin brings to Social Solutions extensive expertise and visionary leadership in the foundation and non-profit space, having previously served as CEO of MicroEdge, the world’s leading grants management software company.

“I couldn’t be more excited to join the Social Solutions team,” Nimsger said. “This company has helped thousands of organizations succeed by empowering them with the tools to track and measure the results of their programs, and by improving their ROI through increases in efficiency and transparency. We’re well on our way toward our goal of touching 40 million lives daily by 2019. I am also thrilled to return to the Vista family. Vista’s strategic insight and support as we drive growth and innovation is invaluable.”

Vince Burkett, Principal of Vista Equity Partners, said, “Kris’ background as a leader in the non-profit sector, a proven technology entrepreneur, and a successful investor and senior operator, make her uniquely qualified to take Social Solutions to the next level. Kris understands what foundations are looking for in their grantees, which will help Social Solutions’ non-profit clients measure and report data-driven results.”

Nimsger succeeds interim CEO Rachel Arnold, who will be returning to Vista Equity Partners, where she will assume a strategic portfolio management role at the software, data and technology-based investment firm. During her tenure at Social Solutions, Arnold improved client engagement and internal operations to ensure a seamless, scalable platform to support non-profits and government agencies of all sizes, and laid the foundation to identify and attract a new CEO.

“When I joined Social Solutions, I made a commitment to accelerate the company’s mission of helping people transform lives,” said Arnold. “In a short period of time, we were able to meaningfully move the company forward and become an even better partner for our clients. I’m proud and honored to have contributed to these efforts, and Kris and the leadership team are well-equipped to write the company’s next chapter of growth.

About Social Solutions Global
Social Solutions Global, the provider of Efforts to Outcomes (ETO®) and Apricot Software™, specializes in outcomes management software for human services, workforce, and education programs. Across the globe, our software is the leader in equipping thousands of organizations with the tools needed to transform the lives of children, adults, and families by making data useful to staff at all levels, from case managers to executive leadership. Follow us on Twitter: @SocialSolutions

About Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in Austin, Chicago and San Francisco, with more than $26 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. Vista is a value-added investor, contributing professional expertise and multi-level support towards companies realizing their full potential. Vista’s investment approach is anchored by a sizable long-term capital base, experience in structuring technology-oriented transactions, and proven management techniques that yield flexibility and opportunity in private equity investing. For more information, please visit