TA Associates Announces Hire of Vice President, Human Capital
New Role Will Aim to Enhance Origination of World-Class Executive Talent for Portfolio Companies
BOSTON – TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced the recent hire of Diana Martz in the newly created role of Vice President, Human Capital. Ms. Martz serves in TA’s Boston office.
Ms. Martz is a member of TA’s Strategic Resource Group, which leverages diverse consulting and operating experience to support the scaling of growth and value creation in TA’s portfolio companies. Ms. Martz partners with deal sponsors in TA’s five industry groups and portfolio company management teams to assist in the identification of world-class executive talent, industry advisors and board members.
Prior to joining TA Associates, Ms. Martz was Director of Talent for OpenView Venture Partners, where she built and managed the venture capital firm’s talent acquisition function and led the hiring of more than 450 employees for key positions in the firm’s portfolio. Previously, Ms. Martz served as Director of Recruiting at Matchbox, a SaaS startup, and as a consultant at recruitment firm Michael Page International. Ms. Martz received a BA in Communication from Boston College.
“We recognize that high performance management teams and boards are among a company’s greatest assets, playing a critical role in helping to scale growth,” said Brian J. Conway, Chairman and a Managing Director at TA Associates. “Diana will lead the initiative to systematically leverage TA’s industry knowledge and contacts, and our global reach, to help build exceptional teams in TA’s portfolio companies. We are delighted to welcome Diana to TA and to this vital role in our Strategic Resource Group, and look forward to her contributions to the continued growth of TA’s portfolio companies and our firm.”
“I am thrilled to join TA Associates and the firm’s accomplished team of investment and value creation professionals,” said Ms. Martz. “This is a wonderful opportunity to leverage my professional relationships and experience, and TA’s global network, to recruit management, board members and other key executives on behalf of our portfolio companies. I look forward to making a meaningful contribution in further growing TA’s network of talented senior executives.”
The Strategic Resource Group partners with TA’s portfolio companies on high-priority projects that support profitable growth and value creation. Employing value-add competencies in key operational areas, including talent and human capital, TA works to drive growth and strengthen operations through the implementation of proven processes and methodologies.
“TA is committed to building lasting value for the growing companies in which we invest,” said Kevin L. Masse, Chief Portfolio Officer at TA Associates. “In particular, we place great importance on originating world-class executive and board talent. With Diana’s significant talent management experience, we believe she will be instrumental to the evolution of our human capital strategy.”
About TA Associates
TA Associates is one of the largest and most experienced global growth private equity firms. The firm has invested in more than 460 companies around the world and has raised $24 billion in capital. With offices in Boston, Menlo Park, London, Mumbai and Hong Kong, TA Associates leads buyouts and minority recapitalizations of profitable growth companies in the consumer, business services, financial services, healthcare and technology industries. More information about TA Associates can be found at www.ta.com.