Cathy Summers

Senior Vice President

Cathy Summers leads the B2B technology team in SHIFT’s San Francisco office. With 20 years of technology PR experience, Summers is responsible for managing an aggressive, results-driven account team and providing strategic counsel to her clients. Her expertise spans the technology landscape – including cybersecurity, cloud computing, storage, networking, mobile and enterprise software markets. The breadth of her client experience ranges from early-stage start-ups to billion dollar publicly traded companies. Her award-winning client campaigns have been recognized for both their creativity and strategic outcomes.

Cathy joined SHIFT in 2003 as an Account Manager and worked her way up to Senior Vice President (2015). Previously, she worked at The Ardell Group and Jennings & Associates Communications, high-tech agencies in the San Diego metropolitan area.

Guilty Pleasures: Whodunnit books, board games and cop shows.

Hidden Talent: Fishing, not phishing.

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