Thoma Bravo, a software investment firm, has hired Rahel Ayalew as senior vice president, investor relations.

Ayalew will focus on the firm’s credit platform. Based in New York, she will be responsible for expanding and managing Thoma Bravo’s relationships with credit LPs worldwide and continuing to grow the fundraising capabilities of the firm’s credit platform. Ayalew joins the firm from Neuberger Berman, where she most recently served as senior vice president, client advisor in the institutional client group. She has over 15 years of experience in institutional distribution, business development and strategic partnership relationship management across public and private market strategies.