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Thoma Bravo Announces Partner Promotions in its Miami Office

Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm, today announced the promotion of Andrew Almeida, Tara Gadgil, and Adam Solomon to Partner from Principal, reflecting the growth of the firm and depth and breadth of its leadership team.

"We're thrilled to welcome this next generation of leaders to our partnership," said Orlando Bravo, a founder and Managing Partner at Thoma Bravo. "Each of these exceptional individuals embodies the performance-oriented approach, innovative thinking and entrepreneurial spirit Thoma Bravo is known for and has delivered superior results for our investors and portfolio. Their collective success demonstrates the power of the mentorship culture that is core to Thoma Bravo."

Almeida joined Thoma Bravo in 2012 as an Associate from Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he worked in investment banking. He serves on the Boards of Proofpoint, Flexera, Venafi, Sophos, Imperva, Veracode, LogRhythm, Barracuda, Kofax, Imprivata and Qlik. He graduated from The University of Wisconsin – Madison with his BA degree in Finance and BBA degree in Economics and holds an MS degree from Vanderbilt University.

Gadgil joined Thoma Bravo in 2016 as a Vice President, having worked previously as a Vice President at Berkshire Partners, an Associate at TPG Growth and an Analyst at Goldman Sachs. She currently serves on the Boards of RealPage and Quorum. She earned her MBA from Stanford University and her AB degree in Government and Economics from Harvard University.

Solomon joined Thoma Bravo in 2021 as a Principal, having worked previously as a Principal at Francisco Partners, an Associate at Hellman & Friedman and an Analyst at Gleacher Partners. He co-leads the firm's Explore fund, which focuses on investing in high growth mid-market software and technology companies. Solomon serves on the Boards of Intel 471 and Raptor Technologies. He earned his MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and his BA degree in Economics from Harvard University.

In 2021, Thoma Bravo expanded with the opening of its Miami office and signed a long-term lease at 830 Brickell, a 55-story trophy Class A-plus office building located in the prestigious Brickell Financial District. Orlando Bravo, Partner Chip Virnig and other existing members of the Thoma Bravo team moved to the Miami region and began extending the firm’s business and brand. The firm is excited to continue to grow its Miami presence through the recruitment of new and diverse talent in the region and to tap into the region's rich and growing community of tech entrepreneurs.

Thoma Bravo is one of the largest private equity firms in the world, with more than $91 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2021. The firm invests in growth-oriented, innovative companies operating in the software and technology sectors. Leveraging the firm's deep sector expertise and proven strategic and operational capabilities, Thoma Bravo collaborates with its portfolio companies to implement operating best practices, drive growth initiatives and make accretive acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue and earnings. Over the past 20 years, the firm has acquired more than 325 companies representing over $155 billion in enterprise value. The firm has offices in Chicago, Miami and San Francisco.

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By ML Staff. Images courtesy of Thoma Bravo


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