Summers is a valued advisor to clients engaged in campaign planning and implementation. With a background in grant writing, nonprofit development operations, and project management, Summers has a deep understanding of the essential elements that must come together for a successful campaign.
Before joining Benefactor Group, Summers worked as development and grants associate at Local Matters, a Columbus-based nonprofit that builds healthy communities through food education, access, and advocacy. She also served as program coordinator for the global security and international affairs program area at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in Boston, MA. There, she managed grant-funded research projects involving academic scholars, political figures, and NGO leaders with international scopes of work.
Summers is based in Denver, Colorado. She grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Columbus, Ohio, and graduated from Boston College.