Meet the Instructor

Peggy Summerhays

Peggy Summerhays has more than 30 years of experience in information technology and enterprise-wide business initiatives. She has held positions in software development, IT management and project management in industries that include utilities, education, software, retail and telecommunications. She has managed teams through strategic initiatives, process improvements, IT implementations and corporate change management with an emphasis on reducing cost and continuous improvement.

Summerhays has a passion for helping people grow in their careers through education, personal development and professional development. She has been developing and teaching project management and business classes for over 15 years, many of those at the University of Washington Continuum College in the project management program. Her goal in team management is to bring out the best in her employees and promote them in their careers.

Summerhays is a Certified Project Management Professional and Certified Scrum Master. She's held leadership positions for the Puget Sound Project Management Institute (PMI), including the support of PMI's Project Management Professional (PMP) preparation courses, educational seminars, programs and conferences. Summerhays is an Authorized Training Partner with PMI for both the PMP Exam Prep and CAPM Exam Prep courses. She sat on the advisory board for Northwest University’s MBA program and holds a bachelor’s degree in business and an MBA from Northwest University. 

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