Vaquero Capital

Vaquero Capital Team

David Grove

| Managing Partner

David Grove is passionate about helping founders and PE/VC backed management teams execute on complex transactions. Mr. Grove founded Vaquero Capital in 2011 to serve private Saas, Internet/mobile & data companies throughout their lifecycle and has over 19 years experience advising companies on capital raising and mergers and acquisitions. David has advised on over 45 transactions at Vaquero and over 120 transactions in his career. His clients/ transactions have included Alchemy Systems, DealerFx, Hyphen, Drilling Info, Allegro, Irth Solutions, Kony, Manta Media, HomeAway, Alchemy Systems, Zillow, StreetEasy/ Zillow, Vision/ Granicus, Quorum/ Entero, Dachis/Sprinklr, Brightcove, TechMediaNetwork, Motricity, ReachLocal, DTS, Monotype Imaging, Lexar Media, and DivX. He has worked on transactions with many leading investor partnerships, including Insight Venture Partners, Accel/KKR, Bain Capital, Benchmark Capital, Austin Ventures, TCV, Greycroft, ABS, Oak Investments and Redpoint Venture Partners. David was a Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and has been a senior leader in SaaS, Mobile, Internet & Digital Media groups in the middle market. He began his investment banking career at Cowen & Co. and served as a corporate attorney previously. He holds a J.D. from New York University School of Law. Mr. Grove loves the slopes on Tahoe, Whistler/ Blackcomb, raising his three daughters, enjoying live music (from Willie Nelson to LCD Soundsystem) and playing golf.

Terry Jiang

| Vice President

Terry Jiang works on financial modeling and supports transaction execution. Prior to joining Vaquero, he worked as an analyst at Martin Wolf Global M&A Advisors. Terry graduated from the University of California San Diego with a B.S. in Management Science and a minor in Accounting.

Josh Moses

| Managing Director

Josh Moses leads Vaquero’s Chicago effort, and focuses on vertical SaaS, IoT, industrial/ transportation software and HCIT. Josh joined Vaquero with over 18 years of finance experience, most recently as a Managing Director at First Analysis Securities Corporation, where he was a lead sourcing and execution banker in the technology and health care sectors. Prior to FASC, Josh worked at Lincoln International and William Blair working in a number of sectors, including health care, automotive and consumer. Josh graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in History, and received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Dominic Chan

| Vice President

Dominic Chan works on financial sponsors coverage and deal sourcing. Prior to joining Vaquero, he worked in the investment management divisions at Goldman Sachs and Barclays Capital, covering private equity fund relationships. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco ArtPoint and is a founding member of the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra Alumni Leadership Council. Dominic graduated with a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Jesse Beamish

| Associate

Jesse Beamish is an associate, supporting the team through financial modeling and transaction execution. Prior to joining Vaquero, Jesse was an intern at FTI Consulting where he worked in their Corporate Finance department. Jesse was a Division I hockey player at Dartmouth College, where he graduated with a B.A. in Economics.

Parixit Bhakta

| Associate

Parixit Bhakta is an associate supporting the team through financial modeling, transaction execution, and sector research. Prior to Vaquero, Parixit interned for Bank of America Merrill lynch. Parixit received a B.B.A. in Finance, with honors, and a B.S.A. in Mathematics, with high honors, from The University of Texas at Austin.

JP Joyce

| Associate

JP Joyce is an Associate supporting Vaquero’s clients via financial modeling, market research, and transaction execution. JP joined the team following a career as an Air Force Pilot that spanned more than a decade. During that time, he flew over 500 missions and completed 10 combat deployments. Additionally, JP coordinated the arrival and departure of Air Force One at numerous locations worldwide as a Presidential Advance Agent. JP holds a B.S. in Political Science from the US Air Force Academy and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.

Josh Hartley

| Analyst

Josh Hartley is an Analyst, supporting the team through modeling, sector research, and transaction execution. Prior to joining Vaquero, Josh was an intern at PCI Group where he worked with their investment team. Josh was a Division I hockey player at Dartmouth College, where he graduated with a B.A.

Garret Jackson

| Analyst

Garret is an analyst, supporting the team through financial modeling, sector research, and transaction execution. Garret graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (Finance). He was a three-year starter for the Huskies soccer team, earned Pac-12 Academic honors two-years running, and was a team-captain. Garret interned at Duff & Phelps during college.

Danny Allen

| General Counsel & VP Operations

Danny Allen leads operations and legal at Vaquero.  He has a long history of managing and growing professional services businesses.  He was COO & General Counsel at Carousel30, a digital marketing company, and EVP & General Counsel at Sensis, a national marketing and advertising agency. He began his career at major law firms including Preston, Gates & Ellis, Perkins Coie, Brobeck, and Dewey Ballantine.  Danny graduated with a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, a J.D. from New York University School of Law, and a M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Joilene Wood Grove

| Compliance & HR

Joilene Grove provides legal, compliance and operational support. Prior to joining the firm, she worked at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto and as Vice President of Legal at Seven Post, a registered investment advisory firm. She started her legal career at Winstead in Houston and also spent several years at the California Bar Foundation. Joilene graduated from New York University School of Law and the University of Texas at Austin cum laude with a degree in English Honors.

Yolanda Yee

| Executive Administrator

Yolanda Yee has over 11 years of experience in office management and executive administration, including from Merriman Curhan Ford and most recently Global Leveraged Capital. Yolanda is a San Francisco native with a Bachelor of Arts from San Francisco State University.