Robert Summers is a business development executive based in Los Angeles, California. He helps others start up and establish successful companies in diverse industries spanning health care, technology, hospitality, and real estate investment.
Born and raised in Reno, Nevada, Dr. Summers worked locally as an EMT/firefighter while completing his undergraduate degree in health care administration and master's degree in organizational management. He continued his healthcare career at Washoe Medical Center, where he developed the largest and most successful Emergency Medical Services Events program in the state. After earning his PhD in business administration, he became a healthcare consultant for Compass Group North America, one of the largest contract companies in the nation.
In his current role, Dr. Summers serves as business development officer and board member of Prank Bar DTLA, as well as CEO of Advanced Acquisitions. He also serves on the boards of Nevada Botanical Science, BotanaVista, and the Nevada Medical Marijuana Association, and has lent his expertise to companies including VistaCoders and El Sativo Tequila.
Throughout his career, Dr. Summers has demonstrated a personal and professional track record of success through superior team building, collaboration, and motivation. His primary focus remains the respectful and compassionate treatment of all stakeholders, and he believes that ethical business is the most important aspect of any successful company.