The Lancer Group Places Tamara Saunders as CFO of Telesoft

PHOENIX, AZ, January 18, 2017 — The Lancer Group places Tamara Saunders as CFO of Telesoft, a leading provider of technology expense management software solutions to global enterprises. Telesoft is backed by technology-focused private equity firm, Sumeru Equity Partners.

In this new role, Tamara will be primarily responsible for laying a strong financial operating foundation in addition to further scaling the business through organic growth and M&A while continuing to take market share through product and services innovation.

Tamara brings to Telesoft over 20 years of global industry and public accounting firm experience across several software and telecommunications companies. She most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of Telesphere where she was responsible for all accounting and finance functions in addition to successfully selling the company to Vonage (NYSE: VG; LTM Rev: $939M).

Over her career, Tamara has successfully built and led finance organizations. Implemented complex financial systems, and led various financing rounds for leading public and private companies.

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, Csuite 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. The firm also makes equity co-investments through its private equity affiliate, L Capital.

Founded in 1998, The Lancer Group is privately held and operates from five offices: Boston, New York, San Diego, San Francisco and Sydney. For more information, please visit: The Lancer Group ( or L Capital (

Joanna Chang

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