Company Announcements

Summit Consulting and UMD-JPSM to host 4th Annual ASA DC DataFest

Summit Consulting is proud to be partnering with the University of Maryland's Joint Program in Survey Methodology to host the 2018 DC DataFest™ on April 20-22, 2018.

Summit Releases Report On Environmental, Social, and Governance Investment Tools

Last month, Summit Consulting released its report on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investment tools for the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).

CoreLogic Announces Partnership with Summit on Valuation and Disposition Services for Single Family Assets at HUD

Today, CoreLogic announced that the firm will be working with Summit Consulting, along with other key partners, in their valuation and disposition services for single family assets for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Summit Appoints Frank Vetrano As Newest Director

September 6, 2017 (Washington, DC)—Summit Consulting announces the appointment of Frank Vetrano as its newest Director. Mr. Vetrano comes to Summit from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), and brings a strong reputation for mortgage risk analytics and housing policy that spans across both private and public sectors. 

Summit Releases Report On New Markets Tax Credit Program

August 1, 2017 (Washington, DC)  Today, Summit Consulting publishes a report examining the New Markets Tax Credit Program, a program of Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund).

Summit Appoints Newest Principal

May 1, 2017 (Washington, DC)—Summit Consulting, LLC, announces today that Gob Juntima has been appointed as its newest Principal. Mr. Juntima is a longtime member of the Summit team and has been serving our clients since 2007.

Summit Appoints Dr. Edward Seiler as Chief Housing Economist

February 3, 2017 (Washington, DC)—Summit Consulting, LLC, announces today that Dr. Edward Seiler is appointed as Chief Housing Economist. Dr. Seiler is an experienced econometrician who specializes in applying qualitative risk-assessment techniques to evaluate and score risk in large single-family mortgage portfolios. As Chief Housing Economist, he will provide Summit’s federal and commercial clients with thought leadership for housing and mortgage related projects.

Dr. Austin Lasseter Will Be Co-Instructor at AERA 2017

December 5, 2016 (Washington, DC) -  Dr. Austin Lasseter will be a co-instructor for a course in statistical methodology at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2017 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX. The course is entitled Hierarchical Linear Modeling with Large-Scale International Databases.

Dr. Shane Thompson's Research Published in Economic Inquiry

November 29, 2016 (Washington, DC) -  Dr. Shane Thompson's experimental research has been published in Economic Inquiry, a leading academic journal in the field of economics.

Summit Attends 13th Biennial Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology (FCSM) Policy Conference

November 23, 2016 (Washington, DC) – Summit Senior Consultant Dr. Austin Lasseter will attend the 13th Biennial Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology (FCSM) Policy Conference on December 6-7, 2016. According to the registration page, "this two-day conference will bring together federal statisticians from all parts of government, along with users of federal data from the private and academic sectors to discuss and exchange current practices and statistical policy issues."