Martha Vorlicek was a managing director of the Firm who also served as HarbourVest’s Chief Operating Officer through late 2014. In November 2014, she became a Senior Advisor. Martha remains engaged with HarbourVest and serves on the Firm’s Audit committee.
She joined the Firm in 1992 from Ernst & Young, where she specialized in the entrepreneurial and emerging businesses practice, and was responsible for the audit of Hancock Venture Partners (the predecessor to HarbourVest Partners, LLC) for nine years. Martha was involved in all aspects of HarbourVest’s business, including fund formation, initial investments, portfolio and fund accounting, investment monitoring, liquidations, and strategic planning. She also oversaw the Firm’s finance, administration, and data systems operations.
Martha received a BS in Business Administration (with highest distinction) from Babson College in 1981. Martha was a founding board member of the Private Equity CFO Association and serves on the Board of Trustees of Babson College.