Marc McMorris

Marc McMorris

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Marc F. McMorris is a co-founder and managing director of Carrick Capital Partners where he is directly involved in the identification, selection and post-investment growth guidance of the firm’s portfolio companies in software and software-enabled businesses. Together with co-founder Jim Madden, he co-chairs the investment committee.

Marc closely works with the CEOs, executive teams, and boards of the firm's portfolio, leveraging his deep understanding of sales, finance, capital structures and corporate governance. Marc assists these companies in navigating growth opportunities and the creation of their substantial long-term value. Marc is an active member of the boards of several Carrick portfolio companies including Complia, Discovery Health Partners, InfiniaML, Infrascale, PerfectSense, and Saama. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE: FICO) and the Vice Chairman of the University of Pennsylvania’s Endowment.

Prior to founding Carrick, Marc was a Managing Director for General Atlantic where he led the Palo Alto Office from 2007 to 2011. Previously, he was a vice president in Goldman Sachs' technology group and an associate at Morgan Stanley. Marc began his career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Marc earned an MBA with a concentration in finance and accounting from The Wharton School of Business, and a BA in economics from the College of the Arts & Sciences, at the University of Pennsylvania. Marc is actively involved with non-profit organizations supporting student development including the Helix School and Scholars for Educational Opportunity. He lives in the Bay Area with his family. In his spare time, Marc is a competitive sailor.

Latest News
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Expert Marketer and Strategist Complements Mavenlink's Leadership Team
August 11, 2020
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New York, NY (August 6, 2020) - Exiger, the global leader in technology-enabled regulatory, financial crime, risk and compliance solutions, has been awarded a $9.9M subcontract award from prime contractor Alion Science & Technology (Alion) to combat the ever-evolving contemporary threat landscape of supply chain vulnerabilities within the national security enterprise. Exiger will work with Alion to implement AI-powered supply chain risk management, vendor & entity screening and supply chain illumination solutions. The IDIQ-type contract will support the Department of Defense.
August 6, 2020
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New York, NY (August 4, 2020) - Carrick Capital Partners (“Carrick”), an investment firm focused on software and software-enabled businesses, yesterday closed its acquisition of Flatiron School (“Flatiron”), a global institution that trains students in 21st-century skills like software engineering, data science and UX/UI design. The news follows Flatiron’s announcement of the John Stanley Ford Fellowship, an initiative designed to address a lack of diversity in the technology industry.
August 4, 2020
About Carrick Capital Partners
Who We Are
A firm of enterprise software, SaaS, and technology enabled services investors and operating executives with substantial experience founding, scaling, and optimizing market leading businesses.
Our Approach
We work with management to identify and improve critical areas of their business - focusing on the priorities that align with our experiences and that will deliver the highest strategic impact in both the short-term and long-run.
Why We Are Different
We have a concentrated number of companies in our portfolio so that we can build substantial relationships with each management team and ensure our firm's commitment to each company's goals.