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SPEN Executive Network

The Summit Park Executive Network (“SPEN”) is a group of experienced business leaders and executives with whom we as a firm have a relationship. The SPEN network has broad industry expertise, and the group can assist in our evaluation of new investment opportunities, as well as at our current portfolio companies.

  • Mike Blazes, CFO, BillGO
  • Kelvin Davis, Founder & Co-Head, TPG Real Estate
  • Jack DeMao, Managing Director, Demco Capital, LLC
  • Tony DiNovi, Co-President, Thomas H. Lee Partners
  • Tom Duncan, President & CEO, Positec Tool Corp.
  • Carlos Evans, Chairman, Salem Capital and Highwoods
  • Tom Fatur, Founder, Martel Electronics Corp.
  • Jim Folds, Executive Vice President, Carlisle & Gallagher
  • Bob Gallagher, Co-Founder, President & CEO, Carlisle & Gallagher
  • Martin Girard, Founder, DH Instruments, Inc.
  • David Grams, Sr. VP, DaVita Healthcare Partners
  • Bill Grana, CEO, HCTec
  • Tom Hagerty, Managing Director, Thomas H. Lee Partners
  • Kevin Leak, President & Co-Founder, Q-leap
  • Chris Nassetta, President & CEO, Hilton
  • Tom Nelson, Chairman, President & CEO, National Gypsum Company
  • John Norman, Managing Partner, WEDGE Capital Management L.L.P.
  • Bill Phelan, Founder, Charter Brokerage
  • Axel Rasmussen, Founder, NSi/Tork
  • Lansdon Robbins, Chairman and Co-Founder, PetFirst Pet Insurance

If you are interested in learning more about SPEN, please email Rachel Hannon (

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