About Us

About Us

Summit Group Solutions was founded in 2008 with a simple idea in mind: in order to attract the top talent, we focus on THEIR needs and goals first. We then execute a customized marketing plan utilizing the most current market and company data to target the best options at the right companies.


Latest News

The Summit Group team had the privilege of serving our community at Food Lifeline this month.

Food lifeline event Aug 2018(4)



Happy 3 year work Anniversary, Elise!  Enjoy your new Apple Watch.Elise 3 anniversary

We’ve moved!  11820 Northup Way, Suite E-130, Bellevue, WA 98005


Jobs at Summit

Technical Recruiter/Employment Manager - Bellevue - Bellevue/WA
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Account Manager/Business Development Manager - Bellevue/WA
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About Summit Group Solutions-

We are a high-performing team looking to transform the industry. Our focus is on building relationships with the top talent in the market and partnering with great companies where they can do what they do best! We have a work hard, play hard mentality and love to compete to win every day. We challenge each other to improve and grow on a daily basis and we like to blow off steam with a wide variety of activities. We offer one of the best mixes of compensation and long-term opportunity anywhere and we have a ton of fun doing what we do. Summit Group's training and professional development programs are the best in the industry and we look for long-term thinkers with aspirations for leadership.

Meet The Team

Elise head shotElise Peterson
Lead Employment Manager/Technical Recruiter

Elise grew up in Bremerton, Washington and later moved to Kirkland and attended Northwest University. She graduated with her BA in Business Marketing and Professional Sales. Before joining Summit Group, Elise worked in the coffee industry and still loves to make espresso drinks for coworkers with Summit Group’s office espresso machine. In her free time, Elise plays basketball, spends time with friends & family, and reads both nonfiction and fiction books (Lord of the Rings is her favorite). She also loves trivia and has brother sister tabby cats, Robbie & Khloe. On the career front, Elise has been with Summit Group as a Recruiter and Employment Manager since 2015. She enjoys building relationships and has taken coding courses to better understand Software Engineering, which she has found to be especially valuable in her role as a Technical Recruiter. Elise is passionate about positively impacting those around her as she works to continue developing, both personally and professionally.


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Jennifer grew up on the north shore of Kauai and came to the Pacific Northwest to attend the University of Puget Sound.  After graduating with honors, she built a successful career in Finance and Accounting.  Following marriage and two children, she dedicated herself to creating a candidate-focused firm built on strong values which she co-founded in 2008 with her husband, Bryan.  In her free time Jennifer faithfully  serves at her local church and international ministry.  She enjoys quiet time alone and devotes herself to her family and her loving dog.

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Employment Manager/Account Representative


Jori grew up in North Bend, Washington playing as many sports as she could and eventually leading her high school team to win the KingCo 3A Basketball Tournament. After two University transfers, she graduated from Seattle University with her Bachelors in Business Administration & Economics with a focus in Management and a Minor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation. In her free time, you can find her helping run (and working out at) CrossFit Issaquah and managing an online health services website, Snapback Athletics. Both personally and professionally, she values relationships and supporting those around her to achieve their health and professional goals.


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Co-Founder/VP of Operations


Bryan spent 10 years at a national technical recruiting firm working his way from Recruiting to Sales, to Sales Director.  After completing a major competitive analysis on the market, he decided that a true “Career Agent” firm was needed.  In 2008, he and his wife Jennifer launched Summit Group Solutions, LLC in order to address that need and be able to work with and develop great people.  In his spare time, Bryan enjoys skiing, golf and spending time with his wife Jennifer and their children, Leila and TJ.

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Business Development Manager


Candice grew up, attended college, and started her professional career in California. Currently, she lives in Sammamish with her husband and 5 of their 6 children. Candice enjoys spending time with her family – hiking, participating in fun runs, playing cards, and enjoying outdoor activities. One of her favorite activities is the family competitions they participate in—cook off’s, cupcake wars, painting or ceramic challenges, and their annual gingerbread house contest. Outside of family time, Candice enjoys working out, drinking wine, relaxing at the spa, and meeting new people.

Annabelle Teeter


Accounting Staff


Annabelle Teeter is an energetic woman from Colombia who enjoys life and laughter. She has two beautiful daughters and her Havanese dog, Mia. Annabelle is active in her church and likes to take long walks and practice yoga. She is the type of person who finds goodness and gratefulness every day in small things. Annabelle’s career has involved interpreting, translations and accounting.

Kiana Pan
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Director of Talent Acquisition


Kiana grew up in China and later moved to Redmond, Washington and attended Eastern Washington University. She graduated with her Bachelors in Business Management and Administration with a minor in Accounting. She has worked in the Staffing/Consulting industry for years and loves the relationship building aspect of the business. In addition to her furry baby (Shiba Inu), she is now a new mommy to her precious little boy. Her focus and passion is continuously building long-lasting relationships and bringing happiness, quality and satisfaction to her customers. Kiana lives with her husband and son and they love adventurous activities. For her leisure time, Kiana is passionate about traveling, and being able to try a wide variety foods and learn about all the different cultures around the globe BUT she hates flying.

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