October 2018 (Washington, D.C.) – Summit Consulting (Summit) is proud to announce our latest win: a five-year Administrative Data Research and Analysis (ADRA) Project with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Chief Evaluation Office (CEO). The purpose of this contract is to analyze administrative datasets from various agencies within DOL to answer programmatic research questions. This will be Summit’s third iteration of the ADRA contract to support CEO and other DOL agencies. This new ADRA projectallows Summit to continue using data analytics to help DOL support workers, job seekers, and retirees. Previously published reports under this contract, as well as other projects funded by DOL CEO, can be found on DOL CEO’s website https://www.dol.gov/asp/evaluation/CompletedStudies.htm .
With this award, we bring a new partner to complement our team’s strong analytical skillset. Mathematica Policy Research (Mathematica), who also previously held its own ADRA contract, bolsters our team with seasoned staff from its Employment Research practice https://www.mathematica-mpr.com/our-focus-areas/employment.
Summit’s health and employment director, Oswaldo Urdapilleta, Ph.D., states,“We are honored that CEO continues to trust our team with projects that answer the challenging research questions posed by agencies using their existing administrative data. We look forward to using our partnership with Mathematica to solve new data challenges and continue to contribute to the evidence-based culture that CEO has fostered within the Department.” Manager Heather Brotsos adds, “We look forward to applying our deep and broad knowledge of DOL’s administrative datasets to answer new questions and inform critical policy decisions.”
October 2018 (Washington, DC) – Summit’s mission-oriented finance team will attend the 2018 Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) Conference October 8-11 in Chicago, IL. OFN is a coalition of mission-oriented lenders who gather to discuss best practices and innovative techniques. They work hard to improve the lives of the poorest Americans by lending where conventional lenders are reluctant to invest.
October 2018 (Washington, D.C.) – Summit Consulting (Summit) is proud to announce another new win: a GSA-USDA Business Modernization Office (BMO) Centers of Excellence (CoE) opportunity worth $4.2M over two years. Summit (prime) will partner with Grant Thornton.
October 2018 (Washington, DC) – Summit Consulting (Summit) is proud to announce that it has won an additional task order for the CDFI Fund Bond Guarantee Program (BGP). With this task order, Summit will continue to support portfolio monitoring and credit risk management efforts. Our team will also continue development of previously delivered analytical tools, which are used by every business unit in the BGP.
September 2018 (Washington, D.C.) – Summit Consulting (Summit) is proud to announce their selection into three different contract channels at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Quantitative Research Analytical Data Support (QRADS) initiatives. With our partner DAS, Summit will support SEC in conducting external research, developing analytical tools, and designing reports and analytics.
September 2018 (Washington, D.C.) – Summit Consulting (Summit) is proud to announce our latest win: a five-year blanket purchase agreement to conduct program evaluation services for the Small Business Administration Office of Performance Management (SBA OPM). This contract will allow Summit to support SBA in its goal of becoming a more effective and efficient organization.
September 2018 (Washington, D.C.) – Summit Consulting (Summit) is proud to announce our latest win: a five-year Social Security Administration (SSA) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to conduct short-term research and evaluation studies on behalf of SSA’s Office of Retirement and Disability Policy (ORDP).
September 2018 (Washington, D.C.) – Summit Consulting (Summit) is proud to announce our latest win with partner Acumen: an IDIQ contract supporting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) at HHS. Acumen was one of 31 awardees who won a spot on this $1.6B healthcare quality evaluation opportunity.