JMI Equity Expands Team with Promotions and New Hires

Aug 04, 2015, 07:00 ET from JMI Equity

BALTIMORE and SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- JMI Equity, a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software and services companies, today announced the promotion of Kathy Fields to General Partner.  Ms. Fields joined the firm in 2013 and will continue in her capacity as General Counsel. In addition, JMI further strengthened its team with today's announcement of the following promotions and recently hired professionals across the firm:


- Kathy Fields to General Partner
- Krishna Potarazu to Principal
- Suken Vakil to Principal
- Chris Rhodes to Vice President
- Maggie Schmitt to Vice President and Controller

New Hires:

- Vincent Prajka as Principal
- Sureel Sheth as Vice President
- Jackie Coombe as Vice President, Investor Relations and Marketing

Biographies for each of the newly promoted and hired professionals can be found on JMI's website.

"We have a talented and deep team of professionals, all of whom play important roles in our collective effort to grow companies and generate value for our investors," said Paul Barber, Managing General Partner of JMI.  "We are very pleased to be able to grow and expand our team with these well-deserved promotions and new hires.  We're equally proud to name Kathy as our newest General Partner.  She has been a key contributor to our firm and we're pleased to be able to recognize her many accomplishments."

"Today's announcement reflects our belief that the professional excellence and advancement of our team are important factors in the performance of our portfolio companies and JMI's long-term success," said Harry Gruner, Founder and Managing General Partner of JMI.

About JMI Equity
JMI Equity is a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software and services companies. Founded in 1992, JMI has invested in over 115 businesses in its target markets and has raised more than $3 billion of committed capital. Combining domain expertise and active partnership, JMI works with management teams to build market-leading businesses and create long-term shareholder value. Realized investments from JMI funds include Autotask, Axeda, BigMachines, Eloqua, Gemcom, PowerPlan and ServiceNow. For more information on JMI, visit