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January 2021

Thoma Bravo Announces Senior Operations Executive Changes

Thoma Bravo has announced the following changes among its senior operations leadership team:

  • Gerald (“Jerry”) Nowak has been named Managing Director and General Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer. He will have legal and compliance, information technology and administrative leadership responsibilities. He joins from Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he served as a Partner leading Private Equity, M&A and Capital Markets. 
  • Jennifer James will become Chief Operating Officer as an expansion upon her current role as Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations and Marketing. She was previously a Partner focused on Investor Relations & Marketing with Sofinnova Ventures. She has also held executive roles with Alta Partners and Blanc & Otus. She began her career as an Associate with A.T. Kearney.

Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm with a 40+ year history, including over $73 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2020, and a focus on investing in software and technology companies. The firm is based in Chicago, IL.