arturo tafolla

VP of Talent

Arturo is the VP of Talent within the Portfolio Operations Group of Sunstone Partners. Arturo works closely with management teams of all portfolio companies on human capital initiatives that seek to deliver sustained excellence and operational best practices.

Prior to joining Sunstone Partners in 2020, Arturo was a co-founder of a specialized executive recruiting boutique, where he managed senior-level searches for private technology investors and their portfolios​​​​. His practice generally covered the following hires: fund ​professionals, CEO, CFO, heads of product, engineering, sales, marketing and human resources. Arturo also served as a Head of Talent previously for a $1B investment firm focused on growing disruptive technology companies serving different enterprise markets. Prior to executive search, Arturo was a practicing attorney devoted to labor and employment law.

Raised in San Francisco, Arturo earned a BA in Politics from Princeton University and a JD from the University of Hawaii – William S. Richardson School of Law.