Summit Leadership Partners Welcomes Peggy Boyer, Expanding the Firm’s Presence on West Coast

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One of the fastest growing leadership advisory firms in the US will now have representation in the greater Los Angeles area, further complementing the firm’s west coast team

 Los Angeles – July 21, 2021 – Peggy Boyer, PhD, and leadership and organizational effectiveness expert, joins one of the fastest growing leadership advisory firms in the US, Summit Leadership Partners, as its new Principal Consultant.

Ms. Boyer brings over 20 years of proven leadership and organizational performance experience. She is a renowned advisor in strategy alignment, executive assessment and coaching, team effectiveness, organization performance, board advisory work, and CEO succession planning. Her industry focus areas are in private equity, healthcare, technology, automotive, energy and utilities, and financial service sectors.

“Peggy has deep knowledge working within the private equity and Fortune 1000 marketplace. Her proven success in working with boards, investors, CEOs, and management teams is highly impressive and will be a great complement to our existing outstanding team of leadership advisory experts.” said Dan Hawkins, Founder and CEO, Summit Leadership Partners. “Not only is Peggy smart, insightful, collaborative, and authentic, she is a tremendous assessor and developer of talent and organization capabilities and comes very highly recommended.”

Ms. Boyer will play an instrumental role at Summit Leadership Partners by solving the unique organization challenges and opportunities for Summit’s clients and will equip them with the insights and solutions to deliver meaningful results and shareholder returns. She will also assist in growing Summit’s presence on the West Coast and contribute towards advancing DEI leadership through her passion and commitment to helping organizations identify and overcome barriers to inclusive leadership.

“Summit not only has an amazing list of clients that I am excited to work with but also has a growing reputation within the industry for upholding a company culture of open collaboration, innovation, and mutual respect amongst its talented team,” said Ms. Boyer. “Joining Summit seemed like a natural fit and career progression for me and I’m excited to represent the firm as we continue to grow and expand.”

Prior to joining Summit Leadership Partners, Ms. Boyer served as a Principal at Ampersand Leadership Group where she continued to deepen her specialty in strategy development, change leadership, business growth, strategic talent management, team development, and leadership. Before Ampersand, Ms. Boyer was the Managing Principal and Founder of Leadership Accelerated, where she led initiatives in organizational restructuring and post M&A integration, where she, most notably, uncovered millions of dollars in savings for one retailer and a significant revenue generation opportunity for a hospitality group.

Her distinguished research has been published in the Journal of Applied Psychology on the meta-analysis of the relationship between individual assessment and job performance.

Peggy earned a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She has a master’s degree in I/O from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Benedictive University, where she also completed her bachelor’s degree. She is fluent in English, French, and Spanish, and serves on the Board of the ULC Boys & Girls Club.

 About Summit Leadership Partners, LLC

Summit Leadership Partners advises boards, investors, CEOs, and senior leaders on strategically scaling business through talent and organization assessment, coaching, executive team effectiveness, leadership development and organization performance improvement. In addition to using advanced behavioral science and data driven tools to uncover opportunities and challenges, our exceptional consulting team deploys real-world solutions based on proven business experience and acumen. In 2020, Summit was in the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, ranked #5 on Consulting Magazine’s Fastest Growing Companies, and was listed in the top 10 in Charlotte Business Journal’s Fast 50. Summit Leadership Partners is located in Austin, Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, Nashville, New York, and San Francisco. For more information, visit, and follow us on LinkedInTwitter, and Facebook.