The Case for Water Investments
John I. Dickerson
President & CEO, Summit Global Management Inc.
July 31, 2004
John I. Dickerson has been the CEO and President of Summit since 1994, and its sole owner since February of 2000. He is also the Managing General Partner of Summit Water Equity Fund, L.P. and Summit Value Investors, L.P. both private placement investment limited partnerships available for Accredited Investors only. Since July 1999, Mr. Dickerson has been a director and Chairman of Monitor Capital Inc., a broker-dealer affiliate of Summit located in San Diego, California.
From January 1992 to December 1994, Mr. Dickerson served as Managing Director of Summit Asset Management, a division of a Registered Investment Advisor in La Jolla, California, which was the predecessor to Summit Global Management, Inc. He has served continuously since 1968 as a professional investment portfolio manager using a value investment approach, and began a special interest in water industry and related securities in 1979 in conjunction with his decade of experience serving as the Treasurer for a municipal water utility.
Mr. Dickerson also served as a Founding Director of Vidler Water Company, a subsidiary of a public company which is engaged in the ownership and development of water rights and water storage projects in the western United States. Mr. Dickerson graduated from Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado with a B.A. in Business Administration in 1963. He also participated in graduate studies at George Washington University and American University, Washington, D.C. in Monetary Economics in 1964 and 1965, while employed as an international economic analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency.
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