Nan Summers began her 23-year career with the Walt Disney Company in Food and Beverage and piloted a 5-day seminar on Culinary Arts leading to the launch of the highly successful Disney Institute business. She held senior marketing and communication roles for Walt Disney Imagineering, Arvida Disney’s 55 master planned communities and resorts, 17 Walt Disney World Resort Hotels, 10 Kessler Collection Hotels, 5 international Rockresorts, and the Mobil 5-Star, AAA 5-Diamond Boca Raton Resort & Club.
Beginning with her role as Director of Performance and Vitality for the Rippe Lifestyle Institute at Celebration Health, Nan has integrated healthy nutrition with sustainable communities, and recently participated in the UN Consultation on Sustainable Tourism held at the USF Patel College and Anna Maria Island. She led a multicultural team spanning ages 11 to 82 that won Florida Campus Compact’s 2014 Community Partnership award for highly nutritious community food access.
A proponent of agritourism and sustainable tourism, Nan Summers sees major potential to market the Sarasota and Bradenton areas for agritourism. “We’re looking to see how we can build and strengthen this. It’s an exciting time,” Summers said.
Nan Summers facilitates innovative collaboration at all levels to build high performing teams that co-create a sustainable future for all.
Meet Nan and other innovators at the 3.0 Leaders Conference April 2015.