Team | Tom Davis
Tom Davis joined Centana in 2017 as a Principal on the investment team. Tom has spent over 10 years investing in both financial technology and software companies, and he currently serves as a board observer at Centana portfolio companies Ease and Sentieo. Tom was named one of GrowthCap’s Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors in 2019.
Prior to Centana, Tom spent 9 years at General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity investment firm with $35 billion in assets under management, where he focused on investments in the financial services sector. During this time, Tom was a key member of the team that led General Atlantic’s investment in First Republic Bank. He also worked closely with the firm’s investment in Mu Sigma.
Tom graduated with a B.A. in Government and Legal Studies from Bowdoin College. He also holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He began his career as a financial institution investment banker at Morgan Stanley in New York City, where he focused on banks, asset managers, and specialty finance companies. He also spent time working for the San Francisco 49ers on a range of strategic projects, including the successful bid by the San Francisco Bay Area and the 49ers to host the 50th Super Bowl. Tom is involved in a number of non-profit organizations in the Bay Area, including the San Francisco Day School, where he served on the Board of Trustees from 2012-2018, and sat on both the audit and investment committees.