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StrataTech Education Group

StrataTech Education Group focuses on the acquisition, growth and development of specialized career education schools, particularly skilled-trade programs designed to address the nation’s growing infrastructure needs.

The company’s Tulsa Welding School subsidiary was founded in 1949 with campuses in Tulsa, Okla. and Jacksonville, Fla. Tulsa Welding School is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and is a member of the American Welding Society and the Association of Private Schools, Colleges, and Universities. TWS-Jacksonville is a branch campus of Tulsa Welding School, located at 2545 E. 11th St., Tulsa, OK 74104. Licensed by OBPVS and ASBPCE. Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2331.

The Refrigeration School, Inc (RSI) was founded in Phoenix, Arizona in 1965. RSI trains students in the technical services that are needed today and challenges the student to reach their highest level of academic knowledge and leadership capabilities. Accredited School, ACCSC. Licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Post Secondary Education.

StrataTech Education Group BBB Business Review

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Summer Street Capital Partners LLC.

StrataTech Education Group’s majority shareholder is Summer Street Capital Partners LLC. Founded in 1999, the Buffalo, NY-based private equity fund with approximately $300 million of committed capital is focused on investing in small-market companies. The firm invests alongside talented managers, bringing capital and resources to support acquisitions and aggressive growth strategies. Summer Street’s investors include leading pension funds, insurance companies, and banking institutions. Summer Street’s investments support management buy-outs, family transitions, corporate divestitures, growth financings, and recapitalizations. The investment team is complemented by a team of experienced operating partners who are integrally involved in assisting portfolio companies.

Visit www.summerstreetcapital.com for additional information.


Mary Kelly, President and Chief Executive Officer