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Marissa Tarleton is currently a Managing Director at Haveli Investments, based out of Austin. She is focused on fundraising, investment decisions and operating partnerships with Haveli portfolio companies.
Prior to Haveli, Marissa has over 25 years of experience as an operating and marketing leader in technology. She was most recently the president of Aceable, an EdTech software company. Prior to Aceable, she served as the chief executive officer of RetailMeNot, as well as the chief executive officer of RxSaver.
Marissa’s background is in marketing. She was the chief marketing officer at RetailMeNot and also led marketing for Dell North America, where she was responsible for the online, retail and gaming businesses.
Recognized for her thought leadership in data-driven marketing, Marissa was named a top 50 CMO on the inaugural Forbes CMO Next list in 2018. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Colgate University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.
Marissa is a 2020 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network, and she is also on the Advisory Counsel for the McCombs School of Business. Marissa is a member of the Austin YPO chapter.