Peter Jones is a Partner at Insight Equity. Peter is also the Chief Executive Officer at one of Insight Equity’s Portfolio Companies, Panolam Surface Solutions. Panolam Surface Solutions is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered, integrated surface solutions. Prior to joining Insight Equity Peter was Chief Executive Officer of Hirschfeld Industries, a fabricator of steel used in bridges, stadiums, airports, and other structures. Prior to Hirschfeld, Peter was the Chief Executive Officer at Flanders Corporation.
Peter has served as an independent advisor to the owners of a number of private companies while they evaluated investment opportunities, handled the operational impacts of rapid growth, reviewed management compensation plans, and other deals with assorted issues.
Peter received his MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar. Peter also holds a B.A. and a M.A. from the University of Oxford, where he studied Mathematics.
Peter currently serves on the Board of the general partner of Emerge Energy Services LP, Riverbend Foods, VirTex Investment Holdings, and Eddy Packing Co., Inc. He also serves as a Board Member and past President of the United States Men’s Field Hockey Foundation and as a Board Member of the International Masters Hockey Association, both of which are non-profit organizations.