Ms. Deftos joined Bain Capital in 2012. She is a Senior Vice President on the Human Resources team and supports the overall talent management and development programs for Venture, Public Equity, Life Sciences and Double Impact. Ms. Deftos is responsible for talent acquisition as well as leading performance management and on-going development initiatives to enhance each of the teams’ professional capabilities.
Prior to joining Bain Capital, Ms. Deftos spent twelve years at Wellington Management Company, LLP in Boston. As a Human Resources Relationship Manager, she partnered with senior business leaders across a variety of functional areas in support of global people-related issues and initiatives. Additionally, she spent two years as the Director of Global Talent Acquisition, with oversight for all firm-wide recruiting activities. Prior to Wellington, Ms. Deftos was with J.P. Morgan in New York, where she held both human resources generalist and recruiting roles.
Ms. Deftos received her AB, cum laude, from Bowdoin College and a Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University Teachers’ College.