TerriMcfadden

Teri McFadden

Vice President of Talent

Focus: Portfolio Services

Location: Palo Alto

Teri brings more than 20 years of experience in management recruiting and human resources development to Norwest Venture Partners. During her career, Teri has cultivated a robust network of entrepreneurs, executives and key industry influencers to help grow portfolio companies with the best possible management teams and boards of directors.

At Norwest, Teri works closely with Norwest investment professionals, co-investors and board members, as well as portfolio company founders and CEO’s, to evaluate new investment opportunities and grow existing portfolio companies.

Before joining Norwest, Teri served as Human Capital Partner at ComVentures. During her seven year tenure at ComVentures, she worked closely with the investment partners and personally built out executive teams, including several CEO’s, for high impact portfolio companies. Prior to ComVentures, Teri established the Senior Recruiting Partner role at leading venture capital firm, Accel Partners, in 1999. Teri also helped with the formation of Accel-KKR in building the team and working with their portfolio companies.

Prior to her work with venture capital firms, Teri spent more than a decade in retained executive search with leading global search firms Spencer Stuart and Heidrick & Struggles (NASD:HSII).

Teri holds a bachelor of arts degree in communications from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Get To Know Teri

  • What is something that people may not know about you?

    I was the California State Champion in Rhythmic Gymnastics when I was 13 years old.

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