We partner with CEOs, boards, investors, and management teams to accelerate organization performance. We are leadership and organization performance experts and trusted advisors who understand that our clients expect tangible and fast results in today’s dynamic world. Our clients represent some of the most successful and demanding industry leaders across the globe.


We focus on optimizing how boards work with the CEO to deliver long-term success for the business. We partner with boards to effectively assess, develop, and transition CEO and C-level executive talent. Boards count on Summit to provide an objective, informed point of view on the management team’s capabilities to execute on a company’s strategy.

Private Equity Investors

We help increase investment returns by accelerating leadership and organization performance across the investment cycle. We assess and improve talent, management team, and organization capacity to deliver on the company’s investment thesis. Our PE sponsors trust Summit to operate as an objective catalyst of change with their portfolio companies.

CEO and Management Teams

CEOs appreciate our business focus, organization, and leadership expertise and objective perspective to solve their most complex leadership challenges. We provide practical yet rigorous talent solutions to their business strategy by deeply understanding their business and ensuring a holistic approach.

Our clients

We are proud to have served Boards, Investors, CEOs and Senior Leaders in numerous industries, ranging from middle market to large-cap companies across the globe. A sample of our clients can be found below.

  • 2U
  • A+E Networks
  • Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Berkshire Partners
  • The Carlyle Group
  • Charlesbank Capital Partners
  • CompuCom
  • Edelman Financial Engines
  • Ellucian
  • Fortitude RE
  • FFL Partners
  • GE Ventures
  • HCA Healthcare
  • Hellman & Friedman LLC
  • Ion
  • Jeld Wen
  • Kendra Scott
  • Khosla Ventures
  • Littlejohn & Co.
  • Llamasoft
  • Maersk
  • Mars, Inc.
  • OneOncology, Inc.
  • Onex Corporation
  • Paychex, Inc.
  • Personify, Inc.
  • Renaissance Learning
  • Roche
  • Sealed Air Corporation
  • SPX Corporation
  • TPG Capital
  • TTTech
  • Welsh, Carson, Anderson
    & Stowe


of clients

would recommend Summit to others.


of clients

report improved executive team performance as a result of our work.


of clients

report that our talent assessments were accurate and helpful in the hiring decision.


of clients

report that our virtual team assessment and development consulting tools were very effective.

Summit takes a flexible approach and can customize their resources and processes to the given situation.”

Private Equity Partner

Summit is very invested in our company and trusted by our leadership team.”

Chief Executive Officer

Summit has the experience and wisdom we have confidence in, and their senior partners are always available for critical conversations.”

Private Equity Partner

Summit provides a credible, objective outside presence that is critical to influencing a leadership team.”

Chief Human Resource Officer

Summit is very pragmatic, which is critical in the Private Equity world.”

Private Equity Partner

Summit helped our executive team improve trust, decision making, and speed, which helped us increase our revenue growth, and ultimately our stock price rose over the past year.”

Chief Executive Officer

Summit challenges us and creates a safe environment for executives to self-reflect and try new approaches.”

Chief Human Resource Officer

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