Welcome, , to the Norwest family of portfolio companies! I lead Portfolio Services and look forward to interacting with you. The singular mission of our Portfolio Services team is to provide our companies access to the tools that will aid in their growth. When you work with one investment professional at our firm, you gain access to the entire Norwest team, who all have a vested interest in ’s success. Throughout this Welcome Experience, you will find resources, tools, and benefits available to as a Norwest portfolio company. Please contact me if you have any questions or feedback. Once again, thank you for choosing Norwest as a partner and I look forward to continued collaboration.
Katie Belding
Partner, Portfolio Services
Welcome to the Norwest community! We are thrilled to be working with . I lead portfolio community building efforts at Norwest and am responsible for our community groups, our vendor resource network, portfolio discounts and offers, and the tools shared in this Welcome Experience. If there is anything you can't find, I am always happy to connect you with the people or resources you are looking for.
Laura Buckingham Thomas
Portfolio Services Manager


Community Groups

Need a Trusted Vendor?
Norwest’s Resource Network offers our portfolio companies exclusive discounts and benefits, and connects them with third-party vendors and trusted partners with whom Norwest has worked directly or our portfolio companies have recommended based on their own positive experiences.

attract & retain talent

Our team can provide guidance to on common HR matters including policies, employee engagement, performance management, and compliance – particularly relevant for multi-state and globally distributed teams. Our robust community of people leaders connect regularly on real-time challenges such as COVID, return-to-office planning, and maintaining culture in hybrid work environments. Check out our annual Talent & People Practices benchmark survey below for insight into how other Norwest portfolio companies approach people operations, talent acquisition, team structure, and preferred systems and tools.
Laurie Tennant
Principal, People Advisory
Our talent team is available to partner with to recruit key hires. Through our extensive network of executive candidates, we offer support with targeted recruiting for executives, independent board members, and advisors. We can also help with recruiter selection and fees for talent needs at all levels, utilizing retained, contingent, and contract recruiters. By applying relevant compensation data for both cash and equity, we are here to guide you with compensation benchmarks and to advise you on strategy surrounding bonus and retention equity models for your employees.
Lauren Heller
Vice President, Talent

Exclusively For Norwest

Portfolio Companies

Build a STrong GTM

I am happy to serve as a sounding board on topics that are most relevant for , ranging from marketing best practices and results benchmarking, to team and process assessment, and support around org design. Our extended team can advise and facilitate introductions and conversations between our firm’s early and later-stage executives and curate the right match of advisors and strategic partners. Many of our workshops, webinars, summits, and content will be relevant for , so be sure to review the pieces I’ve highlighted for you below.
Lisa Ames
CMO and Operating Executive

Maximize your valuation

As plans for continued success over the lifecycle of your business, our team is here to help. From raising debt or equity to advice on optimizing your capital structure, our team will advise and support in building a foundation that can scale and grow rapidly. We are your ear in the broader equity and M&A markets and can assist you in staying current on what is driving industry-defining exits.
Laura Boyd
Principal, Head of M&A and Capital Markets
    Our team is here to help on matters related to IPO preparation, treasury/investment management, internal controls, data protection, ERP selection, insurance, audit/tax and overall firm infrastructure.
    Matt De Dominicis
    Partner and CFO



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    Your Investment Team

    We are honored to have as part of the Norwest family. As your business grows, you will have different needs at different times. Our investment team works collaboratively with the portfolio services team to support you as you scale. Contact us directly with questions; we are excited for this partnership and what’s to come!