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 served as CEO of a number of PE-backed companies as well as working at Bain & Company as a consultant.
Peter currently serves as a Director on the Boards of VPG Group Holdings, Riverbend Foods, VirTex Investment Holdings, Eddy Packing, Strauss Brands, and CSAT Solutions. 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 USA Masters Field Hockey and Mad Dogs Cricket Club, all three of which are non-profit organizations.
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.