Stephen Seelbach joined Vista Equity Partners in 2013 and is the Chief of Staff for the firm’s Chairman and CEO, Robert F Smith. In this role Stephen is involved with firm strategy, operations, investor relations, corporate communications and other projects.
Previously Stephen was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong where he ran the Asia-Pacific Financial Sponsors Group. This group was responsible for investment banking coverage of private equity funds in Asia excluding Japan. Stephen helped start this group in 2005 and previously worked in roles in the M&A and corporate finance groups in Hong Kong, Singapore and New York. Stephen worked at Morgan Stanley for 15 years, 13 of those in Asia.
B.A. in Political Science, Amherst College, magna cum laude
B.A. in French, Amherst College, magna cum laude
International Relations Certificate, Amherst College