About Summers McKay
Summers McKay has been building successful, DO GOOD DO WELL, businesses for over twenty years. A U.C. Berkeley grad with an MBA from UCLA Anderson, Summers brings a unique set of skills from both her robust education and intense practical experience creating brands, running companies, and leading innovative teams.
As Chairman of Santa Barbara Entrepreneur, Summers leads strategic masterminds and executive development groups including Santa Barbara Entrepreneur Advantage, and serves as Entrepreneur in Residence at Noospheric. She founded UCLA Anderson EDGE, offering rigorous business education to graduate and undergraduate students. A lecturer for UCLA Anderson, and instructor for UCLA Extension, Summers offers her clients and students a rigorous and tactical path to growth.
Summers has run successful crowd funding campaigns, launched global brands, leads personal development groups, and creates strategic plans for non profit and for profit organizations, is a contributing writer, podcast host and author. She is determined to apply lucrative and scalable business rigor to the world of doing good.
In addition to working with clients to develop strategic growth plans, Summers founded Summers Love Company. In Summer of 2016 the company launched their inaugural product Coconut Allover Lube, an organic based coconut oil allover body salve. This product, initially created to serve the intimate natural care market, has quickly been adopted by distance athletes, surfers and parents of infants and toddlers to use to heal chaffed skin. Summers Love Company is readying for a capital raise and market expansion in 2017.
Summers is a nine time marathoner, four time Olympic distance triathlete, Kilimanjaro climber, wife, parent, and ocean swimmer. Her passion for endorphins and inspiration are her driving force for helping you achieve your business goals.
The key to lucrative success is not just great ideas, but also strategic business development and a plan for effective execution. You must have a path to growth. An entrepreneur reaches a certain point in their business and needs help determining how to grow to the next level. From ambitious goal setting to resource development, Summers will help you get to the next level of success.
Understanding that the work force has evolved and multigenerational teams bring unique opportunity is essential for every growing business. Your customers and your team offer critical insights. Summers will help you maximize the success of your team, grow you workforce capacity, and create opportunity for employees, customers, and management to be successful advocates for your business.
Not only do you WANT to do good, but you also MUST do well. In order to achieve this goal, you must collaborate. Your business is built to better the world and effect change. Summers helps you create and align relationships with team members, financial partners, advisors, strategic partnerships and customers to ensure that your company vision can achieve success and effect change.
Your Business Should Grow
Entrepreneurs are often faced with the challenge of how to grow beyond the current level of their business. Whether it is taking your successful solopreneur experience to an institutionalized structure, or putting a framework around your idea in order to launch it into a successful endeavor, going at it alone is never easy.
So, why go at it alone?
Bringing a unique, perceptive, and hard reality facing strategic guide like Summers onto your business team will help you uncover opportunities you did not see, and more importantly, take action to turn these opportunities into lucrative success.
Are you hard working, dedicated, determined and need someone to help you take your business to its next level?
Are you driven by the desire to do good and do well and ready for a team around you that will bring it to fruition?
Is your business a company that can change the world for the better?
If you answered yes to any of the above, then Summers is the right strategic business guide for you.
Schedule a conversation with Summers to find out how she can help you and your business achieve the next level of success.