Joe Huffsmith joined OEP in 2006 and is a Managing Director based in Chicago. During his ten years at OEP, Mr. Huffsmith has worked on numerous investments in the chemical, food, industrial manufacturing, automotive, technology, energy and pharmaceutical industries. Mr. Huffsmith is a member of the Board of Directors of East Balt, PeroxyChem, Sonneborn, Genband and Netas, and has previously been a member of the Board of Directors of Precision Gear.
Prior to joining OEP, Mr. Huffsmith worked at JPMorgan in a variety of groups including Asia Capital Markets, the Private Bank, Corporate Credit and Interest Rate Derivatives. Mr. Huffsmith received his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and his B.S. in Mathematics and Economics from Duke University.