Summit2Sea Consulting is an information technology and management consulting company that provides enterprise solution management and integration services to both Government and Commercial clients. Summit2Sea emphasizes organization transformation enabled through technology insertion and organizational re-design. Founded in 2003, Summit2Sea is a Woman-Owned Small Business company.
We measure ourselves not only on a successful on-time and on-budget engagement, but also on the ability of client to holistically support and enhance the solution after we depart. By working with Summit2Sea, you are ensured to receive only the finest consultants who will consistently exceed expectations. Summit2Sea Consulting knows what it takes to deliver a successful engagement: exemplary communication skills, business acumen, functional knowledge and technical expertise.
Integrity, Respect, Diversity and Delivering Value are just some of our core values. Our dedication to our own standards and our clients' success is what sets S2S apart as a first-class information technology, financial management and business consulting organization.
VISION & MISSION
Our vision is to be the most respected and trusted information technology and management consulting company in the eyes of our clients. We partner with our clients to identify their most critical challenges and transform their enterprises through conception, development, delivery and support of the finest solutions possible.
Our mission is to exceed the expectations of our clients, employees and community by holding our organization to a standard of achievement and integrity that exemplifies excellence.
Our consulting teams are composed of a unique blend of highly experienced and qualified Government and Commercial business professionals along with experts in leading edge technologies. This combination of skills and experience provide our clients with the precise expertise necessary to achieve successful transformational change as well as the cultural understanding required to ensure the recommended solutions are appropriate and realistic for each organization.
Our leadership team has worked for some of the most respected and successful technology and business management consulting firms in the world. Each has unique in depth knowledge of Government and Commercial business practices and reporting requirements.
Laurian Eckle, CPA
Chief Executive Officer
Laurian Eckle is the majority partner of Summit2Sea Consulting. As CEO, she oversees the strategic direction and culture of the company.
Ms. Eckle has over 17 years of business and system consulting experience with an emphasis on financial systems and management. Ms. Eckle is a Certified Public Accountant and prior to joining Summit2Sea Consulting in 2006 was a leader in corporate finance for a Fortune 30 company. She received her BS in Commerce and MS in Accounting at the University of Virginia.
Owner/ Managing Consultant
Bryan is a managing partner at S2S. He collaborates with our clients and leads our consulting team to identify and solve complex problems with clean and simple solutions. Bryan's expertise lies in implementing Oracle based solutions to financial management, procurement and business intelligence challenges.
He is currently working on the implementation of leading edge DoD business transformations initiatives including the consolidation of financial systems onto shared services, Procurement Data Standards (PDS), Treasury Direct Disbursing and Business Intelligence strategy. Bryan has presented at many Oracle industry conferences on innovative business solutions for both the public and private sector. He received his BS in Business Administration from Mary Washington College.
Chris Florman currently serves as a partner and Oracle applications consultant with Summit2Sea Consulting. He serves multiple roles and provides solution delivery, project execution, business development and workforce recruitment to Summit2Sea Consulting.
He has spent the last 14 years assisting Department of Defense, Civilian Federal and Commercial clients transform how they do business while successfully achieving business process and financial system modernization objectives. His primary areas of expertise include Oracle financial applications, federal financial management, enterprise architecture, business systems integration, ERP advisory, audit and advisory services, and program/project management. He received his BS in Finance from the Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Senior Advisor/ Consultant
Jason serves as a management consultant with Summit2Sea Consulting. He provides advisory services to public sector clients implementing complex business systems. He tackles the toughest business problems from concept through sustainment and can add value at any phase of a project.
He has spent the last ten years helping the Department of Defense develop solutions to support the mission critical goal of achieving an unqualified opinion on its financial statements. He helped author Sec. 1005 of the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act for the 110th Congress outlining the financial transformation strategy for the Defense Agencies. He has presented at many conferences on innovative business solutions for the public sector. He received his BA in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
WHAT'S IN A NAME?
We are often asked, “How did you come up with the name, Summit2Sea?” Summit2Sea symbolizes our ability to view our client’s challenges at a high strategic level (the Summit) and have the detail knowledge and experience required to execute solutions at the most elementary level (the Sea). This powerful combination allows our consultants to put ideas into practice for each client.