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Summit Park Makes Addition to LEAD Program at smarTours

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Summit Park, a Charlotte-based private equity firm focused exclusively on the lower middle market, is pleased to announce the addition of Justin Mitchell to our Leadership Excellence and Development (“LEAD”) Program. The LEAD Program develops talented, operationally-focused executives for leadership positions in the Summit Park portfolio. LEAD executives assume a meaningful and mission critical leadership role at a designated Summit Park investment, with a focus on growth and operational efficiency initiatives

Mr. Mitchell joins LEAD as the Director of Finance and Operations at smarTours where he is focused on leading the financial planning and analysis and accounting functions, as well as improving operational efficiencies and driving revenue growth.

Prior to joining Summit Park and smarTours, Mr. Mitchell was a Director of RM2 SA, an early-stage manufacturing and finance business and a Woodford Investment Management portfolio company.  There he led numerous operational improvement and business development initiatives across multiple industries. Previously, he was a Fixed Income Summer Analyst at Credit Suisse.

Mr. Mitchell completed his undergraduate degree at Tufts University, where he graduated magna cum laude with a BA in History, and his MBA at Columbia Business School.

Summit Park invested in smarTours in October 2017. The company is a leading provider of direct-to-consumer, value-oriented travel experiences to exotic global destinations. Learn more.


We are actively recruiting for additional LEAD positions within our portfolio. Please contact us to learn more. 
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