Sara Byrne is a partner in Bessemer’s New York office, performing the role of Director of GP Accounting and Operations. She is accountable for all financial management supporting general partner operations. Her role leads the accounting, financial reporting, and tax issues relating specifically to general-partner entities.
In 2003 Sara joined BVP and since then has performed numerous finance roles, including Controller. She works closely with the CFO, COO, and global partners. Sara is a technical anchor, and given her institutional knowledge, a mentor within the finance operation team contributing to investor communications, valuations, financial analysis, auditi, and tax.
Prior to joining BVP, Sara worked at JP Morgan Partners. It was there she learned and grew rapidly within the financial operations supporting JPMP Global Investors Fund. She also had financial administration experience working with JP Morgan’s Equity division. Sara graduated from Villanova University with a BS in accounting.