Officers
Louis King
President & CEO
Mr. King is dedicated to creating better communities by providing educational opportunities to students through programs that emphasize self-sufficiency, responsibility and accountability as well as leadership training. In 1996, Mr. King was elected to the Minneapolis School Board, where he served for four years. He is currently on the Fairview Medical Foundation Advisory Board and the St. Thomas Academy Board and chairs the Seed Academy Board of Directors and the Network for Better Futures Board of Directors. Mr. King has participated in two White House Conferences on Children and Families and works as a consultant in the area of non-profit management systems development. He has held leadership positions in several community organizations, such as the Bryant Neighborhood Organization and the Glenwood-Lyndale Community Center, where he was President of their respective boards. Mr. King served in the U.S. Army for 10 years, achieving the rank of Major. He is a graduate of Morehouse College in Georgia.

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Leroy West
Vice President & CAO
Mr. West joined Summit as chief administrative officer and vice president in December 2003. He previously spent 10 years at the YMCA as program coordinator, program director, program executive and finally branch executive for the East YMCA in East Saint Paul. Under his leadership, the East YMCA grew from fewer than 300 members to over 3,000. Mr. West graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a Bachelor of Science degree.
Marc Carrier
CFO
Mr. Carrier joined Summit as Chief Financial Officer in January 2005. His strong organizational skills, accounting discipline and strategic planning experience have been an asset to the organization. Much of Mr. Carrier's experience is in the wireless telecommunications industry, where he served as controller, treasurer, CFO and regional vice president. He has also held the position of branch manager of a mid-sized financial services company, overseeing call center operations, client relationships and financial performance. Mr. Carrier has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Husson College in Bangor, Maine.

Staff
Candra Bennett
Lisa Bergerson
James Boney
Jay Colstad
Gary Courtney
Stephanie Curtis
Lionel Drew
George A. Garnett
Noelana Gates
Carl B. Hayes
Raymond D. Henderson
Joseph Hill
Christopher Hinton
Larry Houn
Talicia Jackson
Clay Langer
Natalie E. Lau
Andrew Lemmie
David A. Lensegrav
Saphia Lesch
Sara Lueben
Michelle May
Jamil Mohammed
Catherine Olson
Calli Olson
Jamie Plaisance
Brian J. Proball
Tesa Johnson
Earl Rogers
Jessica Rogers
Spencer Sanders
Sharon Shelton
Amanda Sommerfeld
Paul Tatro
Alex Tittle
Amanda Wasielewski
Kenneth White
Human Resources Manager
Marketing and Development Manager
Instructor, Carpentry
Instructor, Carpentry
Carpentry Manager
Data Analyst/Registrar
Facilities Manager
Director of Strategic Development
Job Placement Facilitator
PSEO Coordinator/Admissions Counselor
Independent Living Skills Counselor
Custodian
Instructor, Math
Instructor, Carpentry
Independent Living Skills Counselor
Instructor, Carpentry
Independent Living Skills Counselor
Independent Living Skills Counselor
Assistant Instructor, Carpentry
Special Events Coordinator
Financial Aid Director
Independent Living Skills Counselor
Director of Information Technology
Executive Assistant to Louis King
Marketing Associate
Instructor, Adult Ed
Instructor, CHW
Admissions Counselor
Recruiter/Retention Specialist
Connections Program Manager
Instructor, Carpentry
Receptionist
Accounting Manager
Grants and Appeals Coordinator
Support Services Manager
Instructor, CHW
Construction Compliance Manager
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