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Summer Anderson
Managing Director
Irvine, CA
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For more than 20 years, Summer Anderson has been spearheading executive searches within technology. She has a proven track record of guiding executive-level leaders to immediate clarity, simplifying complex organizational matters, and building exceptional executive teams. She is a trusted advisor to senior executive clients and candidates within Fortune 500 security, cryptocurrency, and semiconductor companies. Summer is known for her solid network of long-standing relationships and as a catalyst for mindset shifts in corporate leaders which create cultural health and bottom-line growth.

Previous Experience

Prior to joining ZRG, Summer was Founder and Managing Partner for Miror Partners, a boutique executive search firm that focused on building transformational change among their clients. Summer exhibits her passion for transforming companies by building exceptional leadership teams, with a heavy focus on building healthy mind sets for great outcomes.

Summer’s earlier career included experience with Heidrick & Struggles, Booz Allen Hamilton, Allergan, and an IoT innovation center in San Juan Capistrano.

Areas of Expertise

Summer's focus encompasses most aspects of the technology industry, including Product Executives for Cloud- and SaaS-based solutions, security, digital transformation, and AI platforms. Her deep experience in this space includes the assessment and placement of C-Suite executives and Board members within the above verticals.


Summer received a degree in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Summer is the founder and leader of Lumen, nationwide network of board ready female executives who are Fortune 500 C-Suite leaders across all functions and industries. These hand selected geographic groups meet bi-annually for dinner to discuss board specific topics and to offer support to one another regarding career, board and personal lives.

She is also the author of Start Within: Better ROI Begins with You, a book that connects purpose driven leadership practices with exceptional ROI and the neuroscience about why and how it works.

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