Donald W. Burton
Mr. Burton is the Managing General Partner of The Burton Partnership, Limited Partnership, which he founded in 1979. In addition, Mr. Burton ran the South Atlantic Venture Funds 1-IV, Limited Partnerships from 1983 to 2008. Prior to that Mr. Burton was a General Partner of Fidelity Ventures Limited in Boston, MA. Mr. Burton graduated from Yale University in 1966 and from Harvard Business School with an M.B.A. in 1971. He also served as an officer in the U.S. Navy from 1966 to 1969. Mr. Burton serves on the Board of Directors of Knology, Inc, Capital Southwest Corp and several private companies. He also serves as an Independent Director on the Blackrock Equity Bond Board. From 2001 - 2007, Mr. Burton served on the Investment Council overseeing the State of Florida’s Pension Fund, which manages approximately $150 billion. He is married with 4 adult children and resides in Tampa.