Lancer places Frank Tait as Industry Advisor at Warburg Pincus, leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing

NEW YORK, NY –Lancer places Frank Tait as Industry Advisor at Warburg Pincus, leading global private equity firm with over $58B in AUM and focused on growth investing.

Frank brings to Warburg Pincus over 25 years of experience driving growth and innovation across the software technology space.

Most recently, Frank served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development of Frontline Education, a leading EdTech company backed by Thoma Bravo, where he led mergers and acquisitions and drove strategic alliances for the firm. Prior to Frontline Education, Frank served as SVP of Global Marketing & Strategy for SCT (now Ellucian), SVP Sales and Marketing for DecisionOne, President of MAXIMUS Justice Solutions, and SVP of Sales for Schoolwires (now part of BlackBoard).

He holds an MBA in Strategic Management from MIT, Sloan School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry from Columbia University.

About The Lancer Group
The Lancer Group is a leading retained executive search firm that is trusted by private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public corporations to deliver high-impact leaders. The firm specializes in board-driven search mandates including CEOs, CFOs, C-suite executives and board directors as well as private equity investment professionals and operating partners. The Lancer Group has provided strategic counsel to clients across a range of industries and has particular expertise in technology, industrial, energy, healthcare and consumer markets.

With relationships at over 50 of the top 100 private equity firms, The Lancer Group provides a range of pre-deal private equity advisory services beyond traditional executive search. These services include deal origination, diligence support and introductions to “backable” executives.

Founded in 1998, The Lancer Group is privately held and operates from offices across North America and Australia (

About Warburg Pincus
Warburg Pincus LLC is a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing. The Firm has more than $65 billion in private equity assets under management. The Firm’s active portfolio of more than 185 companies is highly diversified by stage, sector and geography. Warburg Pincus is an experienced partner to management teams seeking to build durable companies with sustainable value.

Founded in 1966, Warburg Pincus has raised 19 private equity funds, which have invested more than $77 billion in over 870 companies in more than 40 countries. The Firm is headquartered in New York with offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, Berlin, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, Mauritius, San Francisco, São Paulo, Shanghai and Singapore.

Firm Contacts
Scott Dunklee
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2860

Michael Misiaszek
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2868

Liliana Corona
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2874