Mr. Johnson is a Founding Partner of Summit Park
and has over 25 years of principal investing and investment banking experience.
Prior to founding Summit Park in 2006, Mr.
Johnson was a Partner at Windward Capital Partners, a New York-based middle
market private equity firm where he was employed since the firm's inception in
1995. Prior to joining Windward, Mr. Johnson was in the media investment
banking group at CS First Boston. Previously, Mr. Johnson worked at BellSouth
Corporation first as a Systems Analyst and later in National Account Sales.
Mr. Johnson currently serves on the Board of Directors of Elliott Aviation, Exacta, Fast Growing Trees, Freedom Electronics, RuffleButts, and USS. Previously, he served as a Board Member of Arkive, Aspirent, C.A.R.S. Protection Plus, Control Company NSi Holdings, Parkline, and Tennessee Industrial Electronics, and as Chairman of Charter Brokerage Holdings and as a Director of Adplex-Rhodes, eMag Solutions, L. Powell Company, Pressure Systems, Retriever Payment Systems, Sentry Security Systems, and Tycom Corporation.
A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Mr. Johnson
received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering and Mathematics
from Vanderbilt University and received his MBA with honors from the Columbia