Brent Messel, JD
Chief Compliance Officer / General Counsel

As General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Brent provides legal expertise and compliance oversight to the operations at Summit Global Investments. Such duties include compliance testing, tracking and implementing new rules and regulations, and ensuring appropriate risk management. Brent joined Summit Global Investments in 2015. Brent received his Juris Doctorate from The University of Utah SJ Quinney College of Law in 2006, earning a certificate in environmental law at graduation. He has since served as General Counsel for IDS, Inc., Docu Prep, Inc., and inContact. As such, he has expertise in the areas of law associated with securities, corporate governance, financial transactions, cyber law, consumer protection, financial reporting, and employment law, among others. He has extensive experience drafting and negotiating contracts on behalf of corporate entities, with a particular expertise in financial services, securities and technology. Brent has served as both inside and outside counsel for various institutions, litigating hundreds of cases on behalf of his clients, including several fortune 500 financial institutions.

Brent lives in South Jordan, Utah with his wife and five children. He is fluent in Spanish and enjoys distance running, hiking and travel. He is fluent in Spanish and enjoys talking to people from all walks of life.

Brent Messel, JD
Chief Compliance Officer / General Counsel

As General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Brent provides legal expertise and compliance oversight to the operations at Summit Global Investments. Such duties include compliance testing, tracking and implementing new rules and regulations, and ensuring appropriate risk management. Brent joined Summit Global Investments in 2015. Brent received his Juris Doctorate from The University of Utah SJ Quinney College of Law in 2006, earning a certificate in environmental law at graduation. He has since served as General Counsel for IDS, Inc., Docu Prep, Inc., and inContact. As such, he has expertise in the areas of law associated with securities, corporate governance, financial transactions, cyber law, consumer protection, financial reporting, and employment law, among others. He has extensive experience drafting and negotiating contracts on behalf of corporate entities, with a particular expertise in financial services, securities and technology. Brent has served as both inside and outside counsel for various institutions, litigating hundreds of cases on behalf of his clients, including several fortune 500 financial institutions.

Brent lives in South Jordan, Utah with his wife and five children. He is fluent in Spanish and enjoys distance running, hiking and travel. He is fluent in Spanish and enjoys talking to people from all walks of life.

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