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Meet Our Team

Serving others is all about people and relationships.

We believe in what we do. We work hard at it. We’re grateful for those we serve. Relationships matter. Our clients’ missions become our missions…we are partners.

Leadership and Management Team

As our President, Michelle engages others in striving for excellence, she passionately understands the pulse of our associates, client partners and market conditions. She invests her heart, soul and high standards in our business every day and leads our agency with boundless energy, creativity and compassion.

Michelle Noyes


As Director of Engagement & Integration, Brian masterfully orchestrates people, projects and priorities. His genuine passion for our clients and company shows in everything he does. He approaches his work with zeal, commitment, determination and a fun-loving attitude.

Brian Smith

Director of Engagement & Integration

As our Director of Sales & Marketing, Natalie has immense commercial and nonprofit omnichannel campaign experience, providing her colleagues and clients with a wealth of knowledge. She spearheads critical details for our business development with a passion for perfection and profitability.

Natalie Loomis

Director of Sales & Marketing

As our quintessential Director of Analytics, Sam leads her team with profound authenticity and data insights. She provides our client partners with revenue consultant reports that help navigate the rugged fundraising terrain and analytically determine the best way forward.

Sam Hamby

Director of Analytics

From social media to emails to mobile to web — when it comes to digital marketing, Aaron is your guy. He spearheads and oversees all digital strategies for our client partners. His in-depth marketing experience and passion for the digital landscape make him a key thought leader and innovator at our company.

Aaron Robison

Director of Digital Strategy & Innovation

As Director of Client Services, Francie is a teacher, mentor and coach. She embodies servant leadership and fosters it in others. She specializes in communicating daily with our client partners. Francie leads her department with a focus on detail, accuracy and a heart of gold.

Francie Hughes

Director of Client Services

As Director of Production & Data Services, Julie is a detail-oriented dynamo. She is driven by deadlines, unbelievably efficient and 100% committed to achieving the highest production quality available for each and every client partner.

Julie Barnickol

Director of Production & Data Services

As Senior Communications & Creative Director, Tammy brings over 30 years of rich experience, leadership and creative direction to our agency. She puts meaningful messages in the hands of our client partners' donors and prospects to inform, engage, inspire and move people to action.

Tammy Nigus

Senior Communications & Creative Director

Michele’s creative roots run deep. She’s a graphic designer by trade with an eye for visual storytelling and a collaborative spirit. Gifted with deep humility and a masterful skill of creative excellence, Michele transforms ideas into reality as our Senior Creative Design Director.

Michele Hall

Senior Creative Design Director

As Senior Data & IT Manager, Lance knows our client’s data inside and out. He has carefully crafted our internal networks and managed our technological growth. Lance provides backend systems leadership and has been a key part of our ongoing business evolution.

Lance Meerkatz

Senior Data & IT Manager

Kelli is our number-one number cruncher and an organizational treasure who tracts details, provides scorecard metrics and sees the business from the inside out behind the scenes. She is sincere, committed and passionate about accuracy.

Kelli Doane

Director of Accounting

As Procurement & Estimates Manager, Lisa is vital to our supply chain. She supports everyone with style and steadfast commitment to our company. She finds immense joy in serving our client partners and working alongside the longtime friends she’s made at Summit.

Lisa Heinemann

Procurement & Estimates Manager

Geri works closely with our leadership team to oversee the organizational aspects of our agency, including human resources. With over 15 years of quality experience in administrative work, Geri is reliable, friendly and always willing to jump in and help anyone with anything.

Geri Wilburn

Director of Executive Administration & KC HR

As Executive Advisor, Dan provides our team with insight, wisdom and business advice. He has a profound gift for finding hidden facts in data and numbers. He articulates his keen understanding of the global economy and translates how those factors impact donor giving.

Dan Renz

Executive Advisor

As a master communicator with a diverse and distinguished 40-year career in The Salvation Army, Lieutenant Colonel Ron Busroe (Ret.) assists our client partners with insights and wisdom gained through his experiences.

Ron Busroe

Senior Strategy Advisor

When he isn’t busy supporting our client partners in the field and spearheading business development across the country, you’d likely find Chris taking swings on a golf course or spending quality time with his wife and four children.

Chris Howard

National Account Executive

Motivated, supportive and joyful. These are just three of the words that many use to describe Jenn. When she's not at Disney World with her husband and two kids, she's serving our client partners with an energy and enthusiasm that is second to none.

Jenn Viscomi

Client Services Manager