PALO ALTO, Calif. & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Centana Growth Partners, a specialized growth equity firm focused on the future of financial services, announced today the promotion of Tom Davis to Partner.
“Tom’s deep expertise and experience in fintech and financial services, along with his sound judgment, have resulted in ongoing meaningful contributions to our portfolio companies, Centana, and our investors,” said Eric Byunn, Partner.
“Tom is an exceptional leader and a critical member of our team. This promotion reflects Tom’s success as well as Centana’s commitment to attracting and developing talented professionals,” said Ben Cukier, Partner. “We are very pleased to welcome Tom as a Partner.”
Mr. Davis currently serves on the board of True Link Financial, is a board observer of Ease and Sentieo, and was recently named to GrowthCap’s list of “Top 40 under 40 Growth Investors.” At Centana, Mr. Davis has been actively involved with sourcing, executing, and monitoring investments in financial services, fintech, and related enterprise software. Prior to joining Centana in 2017, Mr. Davis served as a Vice President at General Atlantic, where he focused on investments in the financial services sector, and as an Analyst in the Investment Banking Division of Morgan Stanley, where he worked with clients in the commercial banking, asset management, and specialty finance sectors. He holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.A. in Government and Legal Studies from Bowdoin College.
“The financial services industry continues to rapidly evolve, creating continuous opportunities for innovation across the landscape,” said Steven Swain, Partner. “As we continue to identify and partner with companies generating real value in the financial services sector, investing out of our recently raised $375 million fund, we expect that our team’s decades of experience investing in this area, along with our strong industry network and the addition of Tom’s leadership, will help us continue our track record of success.”
About Centana Growth Partners
Centana is a specialized growth equity firm that invests in the future of finance. We collaborate with companies across the entire financial services ecosystem, from institutions to fintech disruptors, to add strategic and long-term value to our portfolio companies. We empower entrepreneurs with a combination of capital, network, and expertise to accelerate the growth of our portfolio companies. The Centana team taps into decades of financial services expertise and insight to invest in companies that bring real value and innovation to the industry.