Chris Cummins is primarily engaged by the Firm to work with portfolio company leadership teams to help them achieve strategic objectives and budgetary goals. Mr. Cummins brings over 27 years of manufacturing experience to Vance Street with specific expertise in Lean principles & Six Sigma deployment, driving global manufacturing strategies, supply chain optimization, and continuous performance improvement. Mr. Cummins currently serves as President and CEO of the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group, which consists of Micronics, Southern Filter Media, C.P. Environmental, United Process Controls and AeroPulse. Prior to joining Vance Street in 2020, Mr. Cummins held senior leadership roles including President, COO, SVP – Global Operations, and General Manager for a wide range of privately held and public companies including Danaher Corporation, Colson Group, Symmetry Medical, and Abaco Systems.
Mr. Cummins holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, an Executive Management Certificate from Harvard Business School, and an MBA focused on Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management from Arizona State University.