Associate Highlight: Meet Denis Harper

This month we’re happy to introduce to you the CEO of our company, Denis Harper!  Denis’ primary duties include strategic planning and direct oversight of Summit’s three lines of business: Branded Merchandise, Recognition Solutions, and Marketing & Communications along with general business and human resources. He also represents Summit Group in both PeerNet and IGC…

Running Toward a Cure

Over the past few years, associates at Summit Group have worked together to raise money for our clients: the American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association and the Multiple Sclerosis Society through a series of internal and external events.  We do this not only to show our appreciation for the work our clients at each of these…

Lending Support Any Way We Can

It’s not uncommon for Summit Group to want to give back in some capacity, whether it be collecting canned goods for a local food bank or donating time at a homeless shelter.  No matter what, we want to be there to help make the lives of others a little bit easier. That’s why I was eager…

Associate Highlight: Meet Josh Bleicher

Account Coordinator Josh Bleicher has worked in our Chicago division for slightly over a year. Despite not having any experience in this industry prior to being hired, he has adapted very well and truly loves connecting with clients on a daily basis. His role here requires him to develop product presentations and quotes, handle order…

Associate Highlight: Lou Guzzo

Summit is happy to welcome Chicago’s newest associate, Lou Guzzo! Lou is the Manager of IT Project Delivery and works closely with the VP of IT as well as the rest of the IT Leadership team. His main goal is to have all Summit IT projects that are worked on internally and/or externally finished accordingly. Lou makes sure to…

Associate Highlight: Edwin Williams

Please welcome one of Summit Group’s newest associates in the DC office: Edwin Williams! As an Account Coordinator, Edwin works closely with our Account Executives, organizing and managing the day-to-day needs of clients. His role also encompasses developing art for promotional goods, helping clients discover which items will effectively promote their brand, as well as the process…

It Only Takes a Little Time to Make a Big Difference

Last night nearly 20 associates from the Summit Group-DC office ventured to Capital Area Food Bank located in Washington, DC to assist with Warehouse Wednesday. As CAFB’s website states, each Warehouse Wednesday volunteers help sort and pack food that is distributed to hundreds of food pantries, afterschool meal programs, and soup kitchens throughout the greater D.C. region – enough…

For Us, Giving Back Isn’t Seasonal

Around this time of year, you often hear that this is the “season for giving”; however, giving back to those in need should be something we are in the habit of doing all year long. Summit has shown gratitude for a few of our clients whose mission is to cure diseases related to Diabetes, Multiple Sclerosis…

Do You Have Joy in Your Job?

Hardly seems as if those two words would ever be seen within the same sentence but certainly you can have joy in your job– and in fact should have joy in your job.  Before figuring out if you are experiencing joy in the workplace, we should look at the difference between joy and happiness. Happiness…

Colorful Choices in the Workplace

Summit recently completed the Colorful Choices nutritional campaign, and it opened my eyes to the choices we make in our corporation as a whole. For those unfamiliar with this campaign, it is designed to encourage individuals to embrace a diet rich with vegetables and fruits.  It’s proven that such a diet lowers your risk for…