Summer Street Capital Partners
Randy Bianchi is Partner-Business Development for Summer Street Capital, a private equity fund located in Buffalo, NY. With more than $450 million in capital under management, his firm recently closed its third fund and is seeking to invest alongside talented managers bringing capital and resources to support acquisitions, growth and ownership transitions. Randy’s primary responsibilities include the development and execution of Summer Street’s strategic marketing plan, direct-to-company sourcing strategy and participating in the selection and evaluation process of prospective equity investments. Among the firm’s portfolio of companies is Belmont Meat Products in Toronto.
Randy has over twenty years of entrepreneurial, management and business development experience, and has held a senior management position in a multi-location family business, participated in founding and exiting a small start-up company, and has held numerous sales and management positions during a fifteen year career at a leading multi-billion dollar service company. Randy has been acknowledged for several prestigious awards, including being recognized as the #1 sales associate among over five thousand sales professionals.
Randy serves on the board of the Institute of Continuing Professional Education and Junior Achievement of Western New York, serves on member committees for the Buffalo Niagara Partnership and the Buffalo Financial Executives Group, is the founder of Buffalo’s First Thursday Business Networking and is actively involved in the Upstate New York and Southern Ontario business communities. Randy earned an Executive MBA from the University at Buffalo, and received his undergraduate degree in Economics from Rowan University and holds a certificate in family business advising.