Joseph F. Trustey Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer
Joe joined Summit Partners in 1992 and focuses primarily on the growth products & services sector.
Joe has served as a board director of many companies, including three public companies. He is currently a director of Belkin, Central Security Group, Grand Design RV, Parts Town, QuietStream Financial, Vivint and Vivint Solar (NASDAQ: VSLR). Some of his prior directorships include Aramsco, B&W Loudspeakers, Keystone RV Company (acquired by Thor Industries), Paragon Vision Sciences, Progressive Finance (acquired by Aaron's), Somero Enterprises (acquired by Dover Corporation), Suburban Ostomy Supply Company (NASDAQ: SOSC, acquired by Invacare Corporation) and Wilmar Industries (NASDAQ: WLMR).
Prior to Summit, Joe worked as a consultant with Bain & Co. and served as a Captain in the U.S. Army. He holds a BS in chemical engineering, with Highest Honors, from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar. He currently serves on the University of Notre Dame’s Advisory Council for the Undergraduate Experience.
Joe serves on the boards of Hannah & Friends, a nonprofit organization improving the quality of life for children and adults with special needs; the Citi Performing Arts Center; and Brooks School. He is also president of the board of Shore Country Day School.