Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Leigh Michl has been the CEO of Ultimus since 2009 and a director since 2007. Prior to Ultimus, Leigh spent 24 years in the venture capital and private equity industry where he focused on the information technology and technology-enabled business services markets. He was a founder and Managing Director of Ascent Venture Partners and a Partner at Advent International. Leigh also held audit and business analysis positions at The Pioneer Group, Inc. and completed General Electric Company’s Financial Management Program. He had been Chairman of the Mad River Glen Cooperative and a member of the President’s Advisory Committee and Investment Committee of the Berklee College of Music. Leigh holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Bates College and a master's degree in finance from Boston College.