Martin J. MannionManaging Director and Chief Investment Officer
Marty joined Summit Partners in 1985 and today serves as the firm's Chief Investment Officer and Chief Operating Officer. In addition he serves on the Summit Partners Board of Managers.
Marty has served as a board director of many companies, including eight public companies. He is currently a director of ABILITY Network, CareCentrix, Champion, MDVIP, and Sun Trading. His prior directorships include 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 , Litchfield Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: LTCH), Pharmaco Dynamics Research (merged with Applied Bioscience International Inc., NASDAQ: APBI) and Sparta Systems (acquired by Thoma Bravo).
Prior to Summit, Marty worked as a Systems Engineer at IBM Corporation. He holds an AB in economics from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Today, Marty 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, Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors, and The Park School in Brookline, Massachusetts.
In 2015, the Healthcare Private Equity Association (HCPEA) presented Marty with its Russell L. Carson Award for lifetime achievement in healthcare investing.