Mr. McMorris is co-founder and managing director of Carrick Capital Partners.
Prior to Carrick Capital Partners, Mr. McMorris was with General Atlantic, a growth-oriented $15 billion global private equity firm since 1999. As a managing director, Mr. McMorris led investments in enterprise services and software and was head of the Palo Alto office. Mr. McMorris has extensive experience investing in minority deals, recaps, carve-outs and a wide range of experience with outcomes that include both public offerings and sell-side deals with companies valued from $50 million to $3 billion and equity investment sizes ranging from $30 million to $400 million.
As a managing director with General Atlantic, Mr. McMorris was lead or co-lead in approximately $900 million in investments in business services, financial services and software including successful IPOs of numerous companies. A number of those companies achieved more than $1 billion in market capitalization, including ServiceSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SREV), SSA Global, Inc (former NASDAQ: SSAG), and First Republic Bank, Inc (NYSE: FRB).
Prior to General Atlantic, Mr. McMorris served as a vice president in the high-tech mergers and acquisitions group of Goldman Sachs, Inc. Notable transactions include: Netscape/AOL and US Robotics/3Com. Before working at Goldman Sachs, Mr. McMorris was an associate at Morgan Stanley where he worked in the telecom/media mergers & acquisitions group.
Mr. McMorris has a MBA from The Wharton School of Business of The University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in Finance and Accounting and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from The University of Pennsylvania. Mr. McMorris is a serving Trustee for the University and is a member of the Board’s audit committee, Budget and Finance Committee and chairs the Local, National and Global Engagement Committee.