History

of SummitET
Founders of SummitET
Founders Todd Cannan, John Duda, and Chuck Stevens-Marrone

Who We Are

SummitET® is a veteran-owned small business that offers innovative preparedness solutions. When founded, our team sought to develop a more flexible model that could be adapted to serve the needs of any organization – large or small. Drawing on the diversity of experience in emergency management and response, communications, military, government, and the private sector, the team brings a comprehensive perspective to managing and mitigating risk. By applying best practices in management and organizational behavior, strategy and planning, together with the latest developments in learning and technology, SummitET has quickly grown its reputation as an industry leader, serving a range of clients.

Our client-centric approach tailors solutions to organizational needs and goals while offering unparalleled expertise and service, making Summit a trusted partner to facilitate preparedness efforts for International and US federal agencies, state and local entities, non-governmental, and corporate customers.

SummitET is an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing privately held company in the US in 2020, and received the Gold Medallion Award from HireVets.gov and the U.S. Department of Labor in 2020 and 2021. 

Our mission is to provide proven full-spectrum preparedness solutions through industry-leading experts and impeccable customer service.

We will achieve this by:

  • Offering our clients the highest level of customer service.

  • Delivering the most comprehensive and customer-specific solutions.

  • Proactively adopting new approaches to serve our customers’ needs in the ever-changing world of natural and human-caused disasters.

  • Emphasizing an organizational culture that promotes team member growth and work/life balance.

Our vision is to be the recognized industry leader in preparing clients to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from the threats and hazards that pose the greatest risk.

Tailored Solutions

Learn more about creating tailored preparedness trainings and exercises to meet your organizational needs.

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At Summit Exercises & Training®, developing the capacity to mitigate risk and prepare individuals and organizations is our life, our business, and our passion. Whether it’s a situation resulting from natural, technological, or human factors, every member of the SummitET® team is dedicated to ensuring our clients are prepared for the unthinkable. Exercises are the foundation upon which we build this disaster preparedness and response.

Our goal is to provide proven full spectrum preparedness solutions to threats through industry-leading experts and impeccable customer service.

Our professionals, team members, and partners have harnessed their years of “in the field” know-how and applied it to the design, development, facilitation and evaluation of all manner of exercises. Engaging in the SummitET culture means bringing your professional skills to the table. SummitET offers excellent benefits, a collegial team environment, and opportunities for growth.

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Work-life Balance

Our associates enjoy generous PTO and paid holidays. Our leadership encourages and fosters a team and family environment.

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Healthcare

SummitET pays 100% of Employee Only healthcare premiums and covers 50% of remaining dependent premiums.

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Retirement Planning

Associates who choose to participate in a 401K plan may choose between a traditional 401K plan and a ROTH 401K. We currently offer company matching contributions per pay period. 

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Continued Education

SummitET may reimburse education classes or programs to any full-time associate looking to earn a degree or certification in a qualified area that applies to employment duties.

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