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True Wind Capital Hires Emily M. Brakebill as Partner, Head of Investor Relations

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True Wind continues leadership team expansion amidst pickup in dealmaking environment

SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2024-- True Wind Capital (“True Wind”), a private investment firm that helps differentiated technology companies claim their right to win, today announced the hiring of Emily M. Brakebill as Partner, Head of Investor Relations. Ms. Brakebill joined True Wind effective on March 4, 2024, and will serve on the firm's Investment Committee.

“We’re excited to work with Emily,” said Adam Clammer, Managing Partner. “Having known her for 25 years, we are fortunate to have someone of her caliber join us and I know she’ll be a great leader and cultural fit for True Wind.” James H. Greene, Jr., Chairman, added, “Emily’s expertise, leadership and terrific network amongst top-tier investors make her the ideal person to serve as our Head of Investor Relations.”

Brakebill joins True Wind Capital as a seasoned professional with more than 25 years of financial services experience. She spent the last 15 years at HMI Capital Management where she was a co-founding partner and served as Partner, Head of Investor Relations, COO, and CCO; she also served on the Management Committee and Investment Committee. During Brakebill’s tenure at HMI, she grew the firm’s assets under management, primarily from top-tier institutional investors in and outside the US, including endowments, foundations, family offices and ultra-high-net-worth individuals. In addition to owning all fundraising efforts, Brakebill was responsible for LP relations and investor communications.

“I’m thrilled to be joining such an experienced and accomplished leadership team that is equally as passionate about finding, nurturing and building growth businesses as I am. I look forward to broadening the firm’s network of investment partners,” said Brakebill.

Prior to HMI, Brakebill held various investing, advising, strategic development and co-founder positions in corporate finance, specialty finance, at a credit opportunity fund, and at operating businesses. She graduated from Stanford University, with honors, with an A.B. in History, and holds an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School.

About True Wind

True Wind Capital is a private investment firm that helps differentiated technology companies claim their right to win. True Wind invests across the full range of transaction structures and partners with management teams of technology and technology-enabled services businesses. Since its founding in 2015, True Wind has completed 13 platform investments and dozens of add-on acquisitions across a range of industries, geographies, and economic cycles. The firm is headquartered in San Francisco. Learn more about True Wind at

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