Our Team

Bret Bolin - Operating Principal

Bret joined Vista Equity Partners in 2016.  He currently sits on the board of Advanced, Granicus, Regulatory DataCorp, Telarix and Trintech.

Prior to joining Vista, Bret was on the boards of Unit 4, KMD and eFront.  Prior to this, he was Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Misys from 2012-2014, a Vista portfolio company, which is a leading provider of banking, capital markets, investment management and risk solutions to financial institutions around the world, based in London.  Under his leadership, Misys successfully consolidated the operations of Turaz (formerly Thomson Reuters Treasury and Risk Management Division) and commenced a strong path to industry leading growth and profitability. 

Prior to Misys, Bret was the President and CEO of P2 Energy Solutions (formerly a Vista portfolio company), a provider of  upstream oil and gas software and data solutions, CFO of Ventyx (formerly a Vista portfolio company), a leading business solution provider to the Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications sector and CFO of SourceNet Solutions (formerly a Vista portfolio company), a provider of comprehensive business process outsourcing solutions for finance and accounting operations. 


B.B.A. in Finance, Texas Tech University


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