As an Executive-in-Residence at Summit Partners, John works alongside Summit’s growth products & services team to identify new investment opportunities and advise growth-stage companies in the payments, financial technology and business services sectors.

John joins Summit’s EIR program after serving as a member of the executive team at Summit-backed FLEETCOR Technologies (NYSE: FLT), a corporate payments solutions company. During his twelve-year tenure, Mr. Coughlin helped lead the company through a period of meaningful growth. Most recently, Mr. Coughlin served as Group President – Corporate Payments where he ran FLEETCOR’s AP automation, corporate and virtual card, and cross-border payments businesses. Prior to that, he served as EVP of Global Corporate Development where his team completed 38 acquisitions and deployed $8.6 billion in capital over a nine-year period. During Mr. Coughlin’s tenure, FLEETCOR experienced a tenfold increase in both revenues and market capitalization and joined the S&P 500 index.

Prior to FLEETCOR, Mr. Coughlin was a Managing Director at middle market private equity firm PCG Capital Partners, CEO at dental services company Benevis, and a Senior Partner at strategy consulting firm The Parthenon Group.

John holds a BA in economics from William & Mary, where he was in Phi Beta Kappa, and an MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

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