Executive moves, week of April 5, 2010

Bruce, Jarchow join Chrysalis Ventures

Jan Thaw Bruce

and Wendy Jarchow have joined Chrysalis Ventures as an executive-in-residence and director of business development, respectively. Bruce is the former CEO of New Age Publishing and most recently was a managing director at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. Jarchow most recently founded a startup consulting practice in Chicago, but now will work out of Cleveland.

Bessemer hires Finger

Jason Finger

, co-founder and former CEO of SeamlessWeb, has joined Bessemer Venture Partners as an entrepreneur-in-residence. SeamlessWeb was an Internet-based food ordering and billing services company that was acquired by Aramark in 2006.

Nayak heads to Morgan Stanley

P. Jayendra Nayak

has joined Morgan Stanley as head of Indian operations. He had spent the past eight months as an operating partner with Advent International and, before that, was chairman and CEO of Axis Bank.

Flywheel adds EIR
Lillian Montoya-Rael has joined Flywheel Ventures as an entrepreneur-in-residence. She previously launched LMR Consulting, while also working as a wealth management advisor with Citi Smith Barney.

Centerview captures Cohen

David Cohen has joined Centerview Partners as a New York-based partner in the firm’s general industrial and financial sponsors groups. He previously was a managing director with One Equity Partners.

First Reserve hires Pietersen

Chris Pietersen has joined First Reserve Corp., an energy-focused private equity firm, as vice president of investor relations and co-investments. He will work out of the firm’s London-based office, and previously was with placement agent C.P. Eaton.

Oak Hill hires Anson

Mark Anson has joined Oak Hill Investment Management as a managing partner and chair of the firm’s investment committee. He previously was with Nuveen Investments as president and executive director of investment services. Before that, he served as CEO of Hermes Pensions Management and as CIO for the California Public Employees’ Retirement System.

Steele joins MMV

Brad Steele

has joined MMV Financial as a senior vice president, focused on origination and marketing from the Toronto-based firm’s Boston and New York offices. He previously was a managing director and senior vice president with Square 1 Bank.

FT Partners boosts staff

Larry Furlong

and Adam Harrington have joined Financial Technology Partners as a managing director and vice president, respectively. Furlong previously was a senior banker in Goldman Sachs’ financial sponsors group, while Harrington was a vice president in the tech banking group of Banc of America Securities.

The San Francisco-based investment bank also announced two promotions, naming Miguel Uria director and Tim Wolfe vice president.

Parker leaving Union Square

Andrew Parker

is stepping down as an associate with New York-based Union Square Ventures, which he joined in 2006. Before that, he was a developer with Homestead Technologies and Groupspace.org. Parker described in his blog on the firm website that he is relocating to Boston with his fiancée, but does not yet have future plans.

Sanderling promotes McWilliams

Sanderling Ventures has promoted Peter McWilliams to managing director. He had been a principal, after having joined the firm as a senior associate in 2000.