Susquehanna Growth Equity, a technology-focused growth equity firm, has promoted David Badler to managing director and Sam Jenks, Michael Lyons and Dylan Spain to associate.

Badler led the creation of and continues to oversee SGE’s portfolio value creation team which consists of multiple team members focused on talent development, go-to-market and operational improvements across the Susquehanna portfolio. He was previously COO of SAP‘s industry-specific, finance and supply-chain software sales organizations and was a principal in the Boston Consulting Group.

Jenks joined the firm in early 2022 after previously working at a Boston-based growth equity firm and as a sales strategy and operations team member at Lucid, a software business based in Salt Lake. He focuses on software and technology for slow-adopting industries.

Lyons is part of the portfolio value creation team, working with portfolio companies on strategic growth initiatives. As part of his role, he focuses on payment adoption and monetization. He joined Susquehanna in 2021 after previously working at Ernst and Young as a senior consultant.

Spain initially joined Susquehanna as a co-op and then full-time in 2021. He has worked on the business development team and has sourced investments for the firm across the globe, including ZenQMS and Famly.