Tatenda’s Background

Tatenda Mpofu completed three years at Arietis Health, a company he joined as the second employee. During his time there, he worked first as Chief of Staff and then as Vice President of Client Success, contributing to the company’s growth from $0 to $20 million in revenue. He was involved in supporting an Arietis consulting client with the achievement of $21 million in annual cost improvement and revenue uplift over two years.

Prior to his role at Cranemere, Tatenda spent three and a half years at McKinsey New York in the Private Equity practice, where he worked on more than 12 commercial due diligence projects. His projects included evaluations of businesses in aerospace and defense manufacturing, clinical development and manufacturing organizations (CDMOs), and air medical transport organizations among others.


Before Arietis Health, Tatenda spent a couple of years acquiring and scaling businesses at Cranemere International, where he completed three transactions with a total enterprise value of $350 million. His focus areas included provider physician management, revenue cycle management, engineering and architectural firms, and highly engineered industrial manufacturing.


Tatenda graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he completed a Bachelor of Science in Economics with Finance and Actuarial Science concentrations. He graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors.


Tatenda lives in Jersey City, NJ with his fiancée Tanya. In his free time, he enjoys traveling with Tanya, reading behavioral psychology books and playing soccer in his neighborhood.