Director, Human Capital

Mara brings to the Arrowroot Capital team 15 years of Human Resources experience, supporting growing firms, both globally and domestically. Mara spent 8 years leading the HR function for TA Associates, one of the oldest and largest private equity firms in the world, where she managed 100% increase in staff and expansion into global markets. Subsequent to TA Associates, Mara lead the HR functions in high growth organizations, both public and private, in a variety of industries including in management consulting, SaaS, product technology and financial services. Mara is the founder of Dovetail Talent and HR, a Boston-based consulting firm, specializing in high growth private equity/venture capital backed portfolio companies. Mara focuses her efforts  on working with management teams to build, acquire, develop, mobilize and reward the global workforce of high growth organizations. Mara’s expertise includes establishing and formalizing all aspects for an HR function including: due diligence efforts, pre and post close, recruiting and talent management, executive coaching and guidance, compensation plans, legal compliance, change management, employee relations, performance management, policy and procedure development, benefits analysis and design, retirement plan design and training and development. Mara is a licensed attorney and a member of the Massachusetts state bar. 


  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
  • Wheaton College, Political Science, B.A.