Mark Leavitt

As a Co-Founder and Partner at Enlightened Hospitality Investments, Mark serves on the boards of Joe Coffee, Salt & Straw, Goldbelly, Dig, Madison Reed and Banza. Mark also serves as Union Square Hospitality Group’s Chief Investment Officer, sits on the Union Square Hospitality Group board and works on USHG’s financing, equity structuring and capital allocation.

Prior to joining EHI, Mark was head of the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications group in Investment Banking at Piper Jaffray. He also previously served on the boards of the Harlem Globetrotters, Leap Wireless (LEAP), Centennial Communications, Citadel Communications, T/SF Communications (TSF), and US Radio, as well as Trinity College. Mark chairs the board of Jacob’s Pillow Dance, a school and performance space in the Berkshires, and serves as a member of the Council on Chicago Booth for the University of Chicago. Mark earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Trinity College.