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Nancy McNelis

Vice President, Business & Brand Development

With over 25 years of experience, Nancy’s diverse background spans the world of business, academia, and the community where she has held executive and leadership roles in finance, operations, and business development.  Her vast industry experience includes manufacturing, consulting, financial services, and nonprofit sectors.

Prior to joining Summit, Nancy served as the Associate Vice President and Managing Director of External Relations at Queens University where she worked with community leaders to increase external partnerships with local businesses and organizations, allowing the University to significantly grow its offerings and resources to become the premier choice for developing future leaders in higher education. She has also served on various corporate executive roles with P&L responsibility encompassing finance, HR, operations, and sales at companies such as Right Management, Jefferson Wells International, Transamerica Reinsurance, and Ernst & Young.

Nancy earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting at the Ohio State University Fisher College of Business and a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas Graduate School of Business.  She also holds an Executive Coaching Certificate from Queens University.

Nancy McNelis