Christopher Dean serves as the Chairman of our Board and has served as a Managing Director at Summit since 2001, where he co-leads the Growth Products & Services team. Mr. Dean currently serves on the boards of Brooklinen, Champion Windows, EngageSmart, FORMA Brands, Quay Australia, Salient Partners, ShipMonk and Vestmark Financial. His prior directorships include Focus Financial Partners (NYSE: FOCS), Investor Management Services (acquired by RealPage, NASDAQ: RP), optionsXpress (NASDAQ: OXPS, acquired by Charles Schwab, NYSE: SCHW), Progressive Finance (acquired by Aaron’s, NYSE: AAN), PSC Info Group (acquired by Roark Capital), Senior Home Care (acquired by Oaktree Capital) and Sun Trading (acquired by Hudson Trading). Prior to his time at Summit, Mr. Dean worked for Morgan Stanley, J.H. Whitney & Co. and Sun Microsystems. Mr. Dean holds a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Harvard Business School.