John grew up in Central Iowa and is a 1996 graduate of Buena Vista University with a degree in Accounting. John began his career as a CPA at RSM-McGladrey. He then became the CFO for a private business based in Des Moines where he worked on multiple acquisitons before leaving in 2004 to co-found Summit Equity Group.
Dennis grew up in Northwest Iowa and is a 1994 graduate of Buena Vista University with a degree in Finance. Dennis spent nearly 10 years as a middle-market commercial banker primarily working with middle-market companies throughout a number of industries and transactions that included financing mergers & acquisitions.
Jason grew up in Central Iowa and is a 1998 graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in Civil & Construction Engineering and a 2003 MBA graduate from Duke University. Subsequent to completing his studies at Iowa State, Jason began his career in construction management and spent 7 years in the industry prior to co-founding Summit Equity Group.
Andy grew up in Southwest Iowa and is a 1999 graduate of Simpson College with a degree in Accounting. Andy began his career at Deloitte and then spent over 15 years in corporate finance and analytics within the agriculture and mortgage banking industries.
April grew up in Northeast Iowa and is a 2008 graduate of Upper Iowa University with a degree in Accounting. April spent the last 8 years providing outsourced accounting services for small to medium sized businesses for a large variety of industries.