Mara Lamoureux Edgar joined Parthenon Capital in 2019 as the firm’s Chief Human Resources Officer, and Director of Portfolio Human Resources and Talent Management. Mara focuses on building value in the Parthenon portfolio by aligning people strategy with business strategy.
Mara has over 20 years’ experience as a senior HR executive in multiple industries, including private equity, healthcare, software and professional services. She has served as a board member, operating partner, HR leader and management consultant.
Prior to joining Parthenon, Mara spent five years building and leading the HR Consulting and Talent Management portfolio operations practice at Arrowroot Capital, a middle-market software growth equity firm based in Santa Monica, CA. Mara has also held senior leadership positions at Kantar, Quintiles and Cayan. She began her career at TA Associates, where she led HR for eight years.
Mara earned her B.A. from Wheaton College, cum laude, and her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School, cum laude. Mara is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.