Daily News: April 9, 2012

HTEDC Appoints Summit Group’s Lombardo Interim CEO

Kevin Lombardo has been appointed as interim CEO by the Hopi Tribe Economic Development Corporation (HTEDC) in Flagstaff, AZ. Lombardo is the CEO of Summit Group Partners, a Littleton, CO-based management consulting firm.

In this role as interim CEO, Lombardo will lead the implementation of strategic initiatives for the HTEDC based upon an assessment of the corporation’s six businesses in the hospitality and property management industries, which was completed in early 2012.

He brings 30 years of leadership experience and expertise to this role having served in the positions of CEO, president and EVP for businesses with revenues from $20 to over $300 million. Lombardo and the team at Summit Group Partners will continue to provide strategic planning, acquisition advisory services and operational support for additional clients in the healthcare, hospitality and manufacturing industries during his tenure as interim CEO for HTEDC.

Summit Group Partners, founded by Lombardo, is a management consulting firm focused on helping businesses increase shareholder value.