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

Summit wins $1M USDA FPAC contract

9/23/19 2:33 PM

September 23, 2019 – Summit is proud to announce that we have won a five-year contract to continue our work providing USDA’s Farm Production and Conservation (FPAC) Business Center with full-service Budget Office Support.

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Topics: Summit Blog, Company Announcements

Summit awarded best-in-class Federal contract vehicle: GSA IT Schedule 70

9/18/19 12:40 PM

September 17,  2019 (Washington, D.C.) – Summit Consulting, certified to ISO 9001:2015, is proud to announce that it has been awarded GSA IT Schedule 70 for two Special Item Numbers (SINs): General (132-51) and Health IT (132-56). 

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Topics: Summit Blog, Company Announcements

Summit Wins Employer Support of Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Seven Seals Award

9/13/19 1:38 PM

September 13, 2019 (Washington, D.C.) – Summit is honored to announce it has been selected the receive the ESGR Seven Seals Award.  

The ESGR Seven Seals Award is presented in recognition of significant individual or organizational achievement, initiative, or support that promotes and supports the Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) mission. 

ESGR is a Department of Defense program established in 1972 to “promote cooperation and understanding between Reserve Component Service members and their civilian employers and to assist in the resolution of conflicts arising from an employee’s military commitment.”  

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Topics: Summit Blog, Company Announcements, office culture

NBC highlights Summit's role in supporting women in STEM

8/30/19 1:51 PM

August 30, 2019 (Washington, D.C.) -- Summit is proud to announce that it was highlighted in NBC’s KnowYourValue.com platform for its role in supporting women in STEM. In this article, female practitioners of data science and quantitative consulting share tips for how to work in STEM when you may be a minority, perhaps the only woman in the room. Summit is proud to have a culture that supports the career development of women and trans, non-binary, and gender-fluid people.

“We’ve built an intentional culture at Summit that allows every voice to be heard," said Chief of Corporate Development Jennifer Folsom. Kaye Burton, leader of the gender-inclusive mentorship program, elaborates that “it’s important for both men and women to have mentors and be mentored. In our experience, this is the best practice for growing careers with both diverse skill sets and deep expertise. And it ensures that staff members are treated equally when it comes to new opportunities inside our company.”

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Complexity Simplified: Replacing LIBOR, a conversation between Ira Kawaller, PhD, and Albert Lee, PhD

7/30/19 1:22 PM

UPDATE: In July 2019, PRMIA (Professional Risk Managers’ International Association) published an article by Dr. Kawaller called "The Demise of LIBOR: What to Expect." Read the full text here (PDF)

In this episode of Complexity Simplified, Summit Founding Partner Albert Lee, PhD, talks to financial expert Ira Kawaller, PhD, about the replacement of the London Inter-bank Offered Rate (LIBOR). Why is LIBOR being replaced? What's going to happen next?

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Topics: Complexity Simplified

Complexity Simplified: Examining Federal Loan Programs that develop infrastructure and promote US exports with Amy Slusher, Deputy Director at USDA FAS

7/23/18 3:10 PM

On this episode of Complexity Simplified, we kick off our podcast series on federal credit & infrastructure.

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Topics: federal credit, podcast, Complexity Simplified, Federal Credit and Infrastructure Series

Sandy Vicente Quoted in Forbes: "4 Ways Millennials Can Transition From Peer To Manager"

12/22/16 9:17 AM

Sandy Vicente, Manager in our Federal Credit Modeling and Forecasting team, was interviewed for a recent Forbes article: "4 Ways Millennials Can Transition From Peer To Manager."

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Topics: Summit Blog, Media Center

4 Options Investors Should Consider When Selling Distressed Single-Family Properties

8/15/16 8:30 AM

When borrowers stop making monthly mortgage payments, banks and other investors need to make some important decisions. While many people are familiar with foreclosure, they may not be aware of the suite of alternative options. 

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Topics: mortgage finance

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