Buck Burwell – Principal, Performance Partners, LLC

Buck has extensive experience partnering with numerous private equity firms as operating Chairman, CEO, and President. Industries served include: construction services, building products, automotive aftermarket, packaging, and metal finishing, with special focus on manufacturing and distribution.

Buck most recently served as Chairman of Albert Tire Company, a leading distributor of Goodyear branded tires throughout the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States (and a BCP portfolio company). Buck has served as President/CEO of CAM Fabrication Holdings, Florida Tile Industries, and National Packaging Solutions Group. Prior to forming Performance Partners, Buck served as President/CEO of Cherokee Sanford Brick Company, the nation’s largest privately held brick company. Prior to Cherokee, Buck was Chairman/CEO of Itco Tire Company. Buck partnered with private equity to purchase Itco from current owners. Itco was subsequently merged with its principal competitor to form the nation’s largest tire, custom wheel, and equipment distributor. Prior to Itco, Buck was Vice President of Merchant’s Tire Company in Manassas, VA.

Buck is a former Navy pilot and is a retired US Navy Reserve Commander. He has served on numerous mid-size private company and non-profit boards, is married, lives in Raleigh, NC and has four adult children. He is a former member of YPO International and graduated from Wofford College.