about Summer Wright
A marketer at heart who thrives developing strong brands and engages teams by creating connection, exceeding expectations and empowering others
As vice president, Summer Wright leads the team to drive program strategy and planning for dovetail clients. Her 20+ years of experience includes building integrated communications strategies, media relations initiatives, internal and external communication planning, social media, branding and visual identity, advertising, digital marketing and community programming.
Summer was born and raised in Sacramento, California. She graduated from California State University, Chico with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and began her career in television as the promotions director for the local NBC affiliate in Chico, CA.
After moving to Oregon from Chico, she became the marketing director for the Oregon State University Athletic Department where she managed all areas of marketing and promotion for 15 Men’s and Women’s Athletic Programs. Go Beavs!
In 2000, Summer moved back to her hometown of Sacramento, and began working with the largest privately-owned luxury automotive group in the Northern California region. As director of marketing, she oversaw the advertising, online presence, event production, public relations and community outreach for 11 luxury brands including Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Audi, Acura, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, MINI, VW, Volvo and Porsche.
Summer has participated in the CSU Sacramento Supervisory Development program, American Management Association program and received the award for Highest Achievement in the Dale Carnegie Leadership program.