Judy Bradt, Chief Executive Officer
Judy Bradt, Summit Insight's founder, brings you 30 years' 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.
Business strategy has always been her professional passion, beginning in 1984 at IBM Canada. In 1988, when she switched to the public sector, she became the top expert on U.S. government contracts for the Canadian Embassy in Washington DC. While there, she also created and led teams to launch international award-winning initiatives that brought millions of dollars of new business to American and Canadian women entrepreneurs.
Judy returned to the private sector to found Summit Insight in 2003. She leads a team of consultants, subject matter experts and referral partners to serve clients who want to grow their federal business.
She also serves the contracting community as the Vice President for Education and Training for the National Veterans Small Business Coalition. She offers regular free monthly public webinars on federal contract success, as well as high-value public and private training classes.
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 organizations including the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
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, Federal Sales Sherpa
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.