Kovoor Joins Board for Brite Energy Innovators

WARREN, Ohio — Brite Energy Innovators has named Sumit Kovoor to its board of directors. Kovoor’s areas of expertise in entrepreneurship and investment align with Brite’s mission to support new energy entrepreneurs and startups across Ohio.

A native of Warren, Kovoor currently serves as vice president of several firms including Legacy Growth Partners, Anayaa Hospitality Group and Simon Investment Group.

“Brite is leading the economic shift taking place in our region by helping the best high-growth technology and energy startups right here,” says Kovoor. “I believe this work will be one of the greatest contributions made for the future of the Mahoning Valley.”

Previously a consultant and auditor for Ernst & Young LLP, his focus was private equity, business development companies and hedge fund management in New York. He earned his B.S. in accountancy from Miami University’s Farmer School of Business in 2012.

Kovoor is also an at-large board member for the executive team at Trumbull 100 and an active member of the Economic Development Committee at The Fund for our Economic Future in the Mahoning Valley.

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