Summit adds Smith Yewell to its Board of Directors

– USA, GA –  Summit, a leading provider of secure cloud and IT infrastructure solutions, today announced the appointment of Smith Yewell to its Board of Directors, bringing a wealth of experience and accolades to Summit.

About Smith Yewell

Smith Yewell is a Co-Founder, former CEO, and current Board Member of Welocalize, a provider of innovative translation and localization solutions to help global brands grow and reach audiences around the world. Welocalize has grown considerably through organic expansion and acquisitions and continues to expand its services and global footprint.

Smith Yewell is highly regarded for his exceptional track record in business leadership and innovation. As a recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, Yewell has demonstrated outstanding entrepreneurial spirit. His leadership has been recognized multiple times with the Inc. 5000 award, celebrating the fastest-growing private companies in America, and the “Technology Fast 50” award, underscoring his significant contributions to the tech sector. Additionally, Welocalize was honored with the “Best Employers in Localization” Award in 2022, highlighting Yewell’s ability to drive businesses to the forefront of their field.

Beyond his business achievements, Smith Yewell has served with distinction in the military, being awarded the United States Army Bronze Star for his service during Operation Desert Storm. This experience has imbued him with a deep sense of commitment and leadership, qualities that are invaluable to Summit’s mission.

“A strong business model is key to success, but so is a strong culture,” said Smith Yewell. “I am excited to join the Summit board of directors because they have both, and this combination will certainly propel Summit to the top of their industry.”

About Summit

Summit creates IT solutions tailored to the needs of growing businesses, enabling real-time remote access to critical business applications and workloads. Summit’s secure, scalable cloud computing solutions enhance businesses’ remote accessibility, improve access to data, and control costs as the business grows.

Summit, with over 15 years of experience, specializes in delivering secure, scalable cloud solutions. Summit is committed to providing IT solutions that are tailored to the evolving needs of growing businesses, enabling secure and efficient remote access to critical workloads. With a focus on innovation and expert-driven service, Summit operates multiple Data Centers globally and offers 24/7/365 support to ensure clients’ operations are always on and always secure.

Summit is backed by Silver Oak Services Partners, a private equity firm based in Evanston, IL, specializing in investments in service businesses in the lower middle market. Since its founding in 2005, Silver Oak has been dedicated to building industry leaders in the business, healthcare, and consumer services sectors.

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