HGGC has been showing impressive performance and this performance has led to several members of their team being promoted to higher positions within the firm while hiring on 5 more people to fill roles that were opened up. The recent new hires were executive directors Lindsay Sparks and Greg Caltabiano, vice president Mo Gulamhusein, Investment associate Holland Reynolds, and fund accountant Chandni Shah. The executive team of the company is happy to welcome a talented group of individuals to the private investment firm.
In total, 10 people were promoted to a higher position at HGGC. 5 of these people were named Partners to the firm after working for the company for several years. The new partners are Les Brown, John Block, Stebe Leistner, Harv Barenz, and Lance Taylor. They have been with the firm since 2007, 2010, 2009, 2008, and 2014. All of the people who have been promoted have shown that they are instrumental in the progress and growth of the firm since they joined it. The other team members that have been promoted to different positions are new Chief Legal Officer Kurt Krieger who had joined in 2008 and was formerly general counsel, new vice president Chris Schulze who became part of the company in 2016 and served as senior associate, new senior associates Peter Cozzi and Neha Vaidya who were both promoted from associates after joining the firm in 2017.
Founded in 2007, the San Francisco-based HGGC is a private equity firm that focuses on investments in the tech field. They work with middle-market companies mainly through growth capital investments and leveraged buyout transactions. When HGGC is working with a company, they do everything that they can to align their interests with the interests of the other parties to create a situation in which everyone can succeed. Through the efforts that the private firm makes, many of their middle market investments are able to outperform the rest of the market. The company was founded by managing partner Steve Young, executive director Bob Gay, managing partner Gregory M. Benson, as well as CEO and managing partner Richard Lawson.