Martin J. Mannion

Board Chair; Senior Advisor and Former Managing Director with Summit Partners

Marty Mannion is a senior advisor and former managing director with Summit Partners, a global growth equity firm.

Mannion joined Summit Partners in 1985, and he has led investments in and served as a board director of more than 35 companies, including eight public companies. He is currently a director of CareCentrix and Champion. His prior directorships include ABILITY Network (acquired by Inovalon), AdvaCare (NASDAQ: AVCR, acquired by Medaphis), American Dental Partners (NASDAQ: ADPI, taken private), Bartlett (acquired by Harvest Partners), Clinical Pathology Laboratories (acquired by Sonic Healthcare), Employee Benefit Plans (NASDAQ: EBPI), ImageAmerica (became MedAlliance, NASDAQ: MDAL), Lincare (NASDAQ: LNCR, later acquired by the Linde Group), Liquidnet, MDVIP (acquired by Leonard Green & Partners), Pharmaco Dynamics Research (merged with Applied Bioscience International, Inc., NASDAQ: APBI), Sparta Systems (acquired by Thoma Bravo) and Sun Trading. Prior to Summit, he worked as a systems engineer at IBM Corporation. He holds an A.B. in economics from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Today, Mannion serves on the boards of Up Academy (a charter school management company) and Berklee College of Music, and he is a trustee of the Belmont Hill School in Belmont, Massachusetts. He has previously served on the boards of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay, Children’s Hospital Trust of Boston, Regis High School in New York City, the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors, and the Park School in Brookline, Massachusetts. In 2015, the Healthcare Private Equity Association (HCPEA) presented him with its Russell L. Carson Award for lifetime achievement in healthcare investing.