Judy Bradt, Chief Executive Officer
Judy Bradt, Summit Insight's founder, brings her clientele over 25 years of experience working with more than 7,000 clients across diverse industries who credit her expertise in achieving wins worth in total over $300 million dollars.
She began her career marketing technology in the insurance industry for IBM Canada. When she switched to the public sector, she became the foremost expert on U.S. government contracts at the Canadian Embassy in Washington DC, where she launched award-winning international initiatives that brought millions of dollars of new business to women entrepreneurs and was honored for her achievements by Canada's Ministers for International Trade .
Judy returned to the private sector to found Summit Insight in 2003. She leads her team of Directors, consultants, subject matter experts and referral partners to serve corporate, government, and association clients focused on government contract success.
A dynamic speaker, consultant and trainer, she has been recognized for client service excellence, business growth, contributions to the small business community and the success of women entrepreneurs by the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Women's Business Enterprise National Council.
In 2010, she published Government Contracts Made Easier, a book and resources based on the seven step methodology that Summit Insight uses to guide clients through their strategy development.
Judy holds a BA from the University of Toronto, and an MBA from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada.
Eileen Kent, Lightning Launch Specialist
By special arrangement, Eileen Kent leads Lightning Launch for select Summit Insight Clients.
She’s been a trainer, subject matter expert and federal sales professional since 1986 for Government and Corporations alike. Between 1996 and 2002 Kent sold and led sales teams to win millions in federal business for Brook Furniture Rental in Chicago, IL with agencies and primes including Homeland Security, FEMA, DoD, the Pentagon, White House, US Senate, EPA, FBI, Secret Service, CIA, Defense Logistics Agency, Veterans Administration, Boeing, Lockheed, Bechtel, and Jacobs Engineering. She has guided her clients – including manufacturers, IT companies, professional services firms and more -- to millions of dollars of federal contract success.
For over twenty years, she has shared her skills and insights into federal sales success as a speaker and trainer with thousands of business owners in federal sales classes, seminars, and workshops across America.