Great Hill Partners Announces Promotions

John Dwyer and Mary Kate Bertke Named Managing Directors

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Great Hill Partners, a private equity firm that invests in high-growth, disruptive companies, today announced the promotions of John Dwyer and Mary Kate Bertke to Managing Director. Mr. Dwyer will continue to lead and manage Great Hill’s finance, compliance and accounting functions as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, and Ms. Bertke will continue to focus on maintaining and developing relationships with existing and prospective global limited partners as Head of Investor Relations.

“We are thrilled to announce John and Mary Kate’s promotions to Managing Director, which reflect their hard work and tremendous contributions to our firm,” said Managing Director Chris Gaffney. “Their respective domain expertise has played a substantial role in driving the growth and success of Great Hill over the past 15 years. We look forward to their continued contributions in the years ahead.”

Mr. Dwyer, who joined Great Hill in 2007, has managed critical functions as the firm has grown to over $8 billion in AUM and deployed nearly $6 billion across 86 companies. Ms. Bertke joined Great Hill in 2012, and over the course of her tenure at the firm she has helped raise three funds aggregating over $5 billion.

About Great Hill Partners

Great Hill Partners is a Boston-based private equity firm targeting investments of $25 million to $500 million in high-growth companies across the software, digital commerce, financial technology, healthcare, and digital infrastructure sectors. Over the past two decades, Great Hill has raised nearly $8 billion of commitments and invested in more than 85 companies, establishing an extensive track record of building long-term partnerships with entrepreneurs and providing flexible resources to help middle-market companies scale. For more information, visit


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