Great Hill Partners, a private equity firm, has hired Tom Spengler as executive-in-residence.

Spengler brings over 23 years of local government technology experience to Great Hill and will help the firm identify and pursue investment opportunities within the government technology industry. Spengler was the co-founder and CEO of Granicus, where he helped create a cloud-based civic engagement and legislative management platform used by over 6,000 government agencies and 300 million citizens. More recently, Spengler was the CEO of Rock Solid Technologies, where he drove growth in North America and expanded its offerings through acquisitions.