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Administrative Staff

Mike Summers

Associate Vice President

Mike joined Lafayette College in August 2017.  He is associate vice president and responsible for leading the 14 member Gateway Career Center team.

His career and background include more than 20 years’ experience in sales, sales management, marketing, and executive search. Mike was previously at Wake Forest University as the Director of Employer Relations for the undergraduate college and the School of Business (Undergrad and Masters) for two years and, prior to, he worked several years in Executive Search and Recruiting with various firms.  He started his career in the corporate world with GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Health and then with global eye care company, Bausch + Lomb.  He has an extensive background in employer relations and recruiting and has a passion for working with students.   Mike received his B.A. in Communications from Wake Forest University.

In the Gateway Career Center, Mike will be extending the work that has put innovation like the award-winning Gateway program—a four-year individualized career exploration plan—at students’ fingertips.

When not leading the Gateway Career Center team, Mike enjoys spending time with his family and is a triathlete, having completed his first Ironman event at Mt. Tremblant in Quebec, Canada.


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