Justin KirchhoffPresident at Summit Ag Investors.
Justin is the President of Summit Ag Investors. In this capacity, he is primarily focused on overall strategic direction, investment formation, execution and management related to various funds and portfolio investments in both the United States and Brazil. Summit primarily deploys traditional buyout and growth equity capital across the agriculture and renewable energy industries. He currently serves on the board of FS Agrisolutions, a Brazilian low-carbon biofuels and energy production company, GMT Corporation, an Iowa-based manufacturing company, and previously served on the board of Iowa Premium, LLC, an Iowa-based beef processing company. In 2019, he was appointed by Governor Reynolds to the IPERS Investment Board, which is responsible for investment and oversight of Iowa state pension assets. Prior to joining Summit in 2012, he was an investment analyst with Aviva Investors North America. He grew up in Southwest Iowa and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in finance from Iowa State University, where he is a member of the Ivy College of Business Finance and Executive MBA Advisory Councils. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Iowa.