SAN FRANCISCO and NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrick Capital Partners, an investment firm focused on technology-enabled businesses including SaaS, Software, BPO and Transaction Processing, today announced that Carol Lindstrom, formerly Vice Chair of Deloitte LLP, has joined Carrick as a Special Advisor to the firm.
"It's an honor to welcome Carol Lindstrom to our advisory team. Carol is one of the most successful and impressive executives in the technology industry. Her experience building and leading Deloitte's technology consulting practice, advising their largest clients, and building businesses within Deloitte, make her an exceptionally qualified addition to our team," explained Carrick Capital Partners Co-Founder and Managing Director Jim Madden.
Lindstrom was, until her recent retirement, the Vice Chairman of Deloitte LLP. She joined Deloitte in 1993 to build and lead the technology consulting practice. During her tenure, she served as the Advisory Partner for some of Deloitte's largest clients. She built and led the Strategic Relationship Management group and a relationship program focused on top global clients. She led Deloitte's Global and US Alliances, and built several technology businesses. Lindstrom was a member of the Deloitte & Touche Board of Directors for six years, served on the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (DTT) Global Board of Directors for eight years, and was the President of the Deloitte Foundation for many years. She currently serves on the board of directors of Genpact Ltd. and two not-for-profit boards; The UCLA Anderson School and the Workday Foundation. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.
"I admire the approach taken by the team at Carrick Capital Partners. Carrick works with companies not simply because they see their potential for growth, but because they recognize an opportunity to add value and help them achieve that growth," explained Lindstrom. "We share a similar philosophy and enthusiasm for building great technology companies and I'm eager to apply my experience to help these growing businesses achieve even greater success," she added.
"We are very excited to work with Carol. Her knowledge of technology and technology companies, combined with her expertise in financial services makes her an invaluable resource to our portfolio companies," added Marc McMorris, Carrick Capital Partners Co-Founder and Managing Director.
About Carrick Capital Partners
Headquartered in San Francisco and Newport Beach, Carrick Capital Partners is a growth-oriented investment firm that utilizes ABV (Approach to Building Value) to operationally scale fast-growing, technology-enabled businesses. Carrick adds value by taking a concentrated approach and dedicating significant resources post-investment. Leveraging decades of experience, Carrick helps scale great companies that deliver excellent returns for investors, stimulating economic growth and positively impacting the industry landscape. Working directly with CEOs and entrepreneurs, Carrick fulfills a vital need for investment capital and growth expertise. For more information, please visit www.carrickcapitalpartners.com.
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