Complexity Simplified: Model risk management and internal controls with Josh Goldberg & Anthony Curcio

2/13/20 12:59 PM

Summit’s newest Director, Josh Goldberg, sat down with Partner Anthony Curcio in December 2019 to chat about model risk management and internal controls.

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Topics: Summit Blog, data analytics, model risk management, podcast, Complexity Simplified

Complexity Simplified: Discussion about the Broadband ReConnect Program with USDA RUS Administrator Chad Rupe and Summit Partner Anthony Curcio

2/12/20 2:12 PM

USDA’s Rural Utilities Service Administrator Chad Rupe joined Summit Partner Anthony Curcio for a discussion about the Broadband ReConnect Program, which furnishes loans and grants for the costs of construction, improvement, or acquisition needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas.

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Topics: Summit Blog, podcast, Complexity Simplified, USDA Broadband ReConnect

Data Governance Frameworks – a starting point for financial institutions

2/6/20 1:41 PM

Effective data management and data usage are critical to the success of financial institutions. Many leading organizations, including dozens of Federal agencies with lending programs, have opted to add dedicated Chief Data Officers (CDOs). One of the primary decisions that a CDO needs to make is how to design and implement a Data Governance Framework.

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Topics: Summit Blog, data governance

Complexity Simplified: The role of statistics in False Claims Act (FCA) litigation cases - Albert Lee, PhD & Alan Salzberg, PhD

1/21/20 12:28 PM

In this episode of Complexity Simplified, Summit’s founding partner Albert Lee, PhD, talks to statistician Alan Salzberg, PhD, about the role of statistics in False Claims Act (FCA) litigation cases.

They discuss what the FCA is and how expert statisticians and economists can leverage data to provide evidence of fraudulent behavior (or lack thereof) or to calculate damages.

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Topics: Summit Blog, data analytics, podcast, Complexity Simplified, litigation analytics

Summit appoints Erin Lucien to Advisory Board

12/18/19 4:19 PM

Summit Consulting is proud to announce the appointment of Erin Lucien to its Advisory Board. Summit’s Advisory Board helps Summit navigate a dynamic and sometimes challenging market through a diverse set of perspectives.

Erin Lucien, who joined the Advisory Board in September 2019, is a Managing Director with District Capital Partners (DCP). Prior to joining DCP, Erin founded Springstone Advisory Services, where she led M&A transactions for SaaS and technology services companies and managed corporate development and strategic planning initiatives, primarily for founder-led companies.

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Topics: Company Announcements

Summit welcomes Josh Goldberg as Director

12/2/19 2:00 PM

December 2, 2019 (Washington, D.C.) – Summit Consulting is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Josh Goldberg as its newest Director.

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Summit welcomes Samuel Dugger, PMP, as Director

11/12/19 8:40 AM

November 14, 2019 (Washington, D.C.) – Summit Consulting is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Samuel Dugger, PMP, as its newest Director.

Mr. Dugger has nearly two decades of experience leading multimillion-dollar government modernization and IT engagements. Dugger will lead Summit’s PMO business practice, providing world-class advisory services to our federal and non-federal clients. Additionally, he will provide training, mentoring, and guide the careers of our growing PMO practice area, relying upon his more than 20 years of evolving professional management experience.

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Summit's modernization work shines at USDA Impact Expo

11/6/19 8:36 AM

USDA held an Impact Expo this month featuring several of its recent modernization initiatives, including GSA's Centers of Excellence (CoEs) and the USDA Business Modernization Office (BMO). See USDA's press release about the event here.

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U.S. Dept. of Education Federal Student Aid chooses Summit Team for Next Gen Program Management Support (PMS) Services award

10/15/19 11:18 AM

October 15, 2019 (Washington, D.C.) – Summit Consulting, LLC, along with its partners Aon and Grant-Thornton (“the Summit Team”) is proud to announce that it has been awarded the Federal Student Aid (FSA) Next Generation (Next Gen) Program Management Support (PMS) Services contract.

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Topics: Summit Blog, Company Announcements

Summit-Westat team selected by HHS for the MEPS-MPC Evaluation Award

9/25/19 1:17 PM

September 2019 (Washington, D.C.) – Summit Consulting (Summit) is proud to announce it has won new evaluation work from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

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Topics: Summit Blog, Company Announcements

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