JMI Equity, a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software companies, announced on August 14, 2018, the promotions of Krishna Potarazu and Vincent Prajka to Partner. Potarazu and Prajka co-lead the firm’s Operational Excellence Group and are based in Baltimore. They will continue to work closely with their colleagues and management teams to enhance JMI’s portfolio companies’ operations, talent recruitment and retention, and sales and marketing to enable accelerated growth.
JMI Equity Promotes The Two Operating Executives
In addition, JMI announced the promotions of Sureel Sheth, Jackie Coombe, and Melissa Guttman to Principal, and Ryan Russell, Chase Thomet, and Mac Williams to Vice President. Sheth and Thomet are based in San Diego and Coombe, Guttman, Russell and Williams are in Baltimore.
“At JMI, we have a long history of recruiting and developing talented professionals across all levels and functions, both on the investing side and in other essential areas such as investor relations, talent management, and finance,” said Harry Gruner, Founder and Managing General Partner of JMI.
“Each newly promoted professional reflects JMI’s collaborative culture and investment focus,” added Paul Barber, Managing General Partner of JMI. “We are pleased to recognize these talented individuals and look forward to their continued contributions.”