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Stephen G. Woodsum

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Stephen G. Woodsum
Chair Emeritus, City Year, Inc. Founding Managing Director, Summit Partners

Stephen G. Woodsum cofounded Summit Partners in 1984. Prior to Summit, he was a general partner at TA Associates and an investment analyst at First Chicago Investment Corporation.

Steve has served as a director of many public and private companies. His past directorships include CIDCO (NASDAQ: CDCO), Clean Harbors (NASDAQ: CLHB, later NYSE: CLH), Information Builders, QMS (NYSE: QMSI, later acquired by Minolta) and Superior Services (NASDAQ: SUPR).

Steve holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Yale University and a master's degree in management from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

He is also chair emeritus of the national board of City Year, an organization that recruits young people for community service in 29 U.S. cities and Johannesburg, South Africa and London, Birmingham and Manchester, UK.

Steve is a former president of the New England Venture Capital Association.

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