Board of Directors

J. Keith Benedict, CFA

Chief Executive Officer

South Summit Capital

Keith Benedict is the chief executive officer of South Summit Capital Management LLC and the chief investment officer of the John M. Belk Endowment. He implements an investment strategy focused on accessing high-quality ideas, opportunities and investment partners.

Keith was formerly executive vice president and managing director at A.G. Hill Partners, LLC, where he managed investments across asset classes and served as a trust fiduciary and general counsel. 

He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from Vanderbilt University and his Juris Doctor from Washington and Lee University School of Law.

Keith is a member of the State Bar of Texas and a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder.