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Director of Client Development

As Director of Client Development, Kate Lynch Machado develops and extends Summit’s service offerings in current and new markets. She identifies and pursues the opportunities that enable our statisticians, economists, and econometricians to solve real-world client problems.

Ms. Machado has 25 years of experience in the health and social services corporate development and client engagement space. Machado most recently served as the Vice President of Corporate Development at Atlas Research, an advisory firm that provides consulting and research services to federal health and social service agencies. She directed Atlas Research’s corporate development strategy, where she built long-range sustainable client, partner, and colleague relationships. Machado also worked as Business Development & Marketing Manager at Altarum Institute, and as Director of Business Development at Health System Research, Inc.

She holds a B.A. in psychology and economics from Randolph-Macon College.