Mr. Kennedy is the Founder, President, and CEO of Summit. In this role, Mr. Kennedy’s experience and vision has helped shape Summit into the company it is today. As a company that originated with two employees, Summit now has more than eighty employees providing services in ten states. As the President and CEO of Summit, Mr. Kennedy is responsible for the development and refinement of Summit’s vision and strategies while supporting the overall process of management and decision-making. He develops, reviews and reports on the budget and business plan and maintains Summit’s organizational culture, values, and reputation within the serviced industries.
A member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics since 2007, Mr. Kennedy worked as an aerospace and defense consultant before creating Summit. Prior to becoming an aerospace consultant, Mr. Kennedy was a practicing attorney managing litigation for the defense of product liability and insurance actions as well as litigating large commercial cases. In addition, Mr. Kennedy was a co-founder of the law offices of Kennedy & Hutchison in Boca Raton, Florida.
Mr. Kennedy received his Juris Doctor from Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia, PA and his B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY.
As the Vice President of Operations for Summit, Mr. Schweitzer is responsible for overall business operations and management of Summit’s existing contracts. His responsibilities include ensuring consistency throughout the program management process and ensuring that all customer requirements are met.
Mr. Schweitzer joined Summit after working as a financial manager for KPMG’s Advisory Services division. He brings his experience with project management; software design, configuration, development, testing, and implementation; process development and documentation; proposal management; financial management and reporting; safety process development and implementation; and internal auditing to Summit.
Mr. Schweitzer received his A.B. in Economics from Harvard University in Boston, MA.