Summerfield Associates Celebrates 30 Years!


JUNE 28-JULY 4, 2019 | 27

30 Years of professional recruiting and consulting services.
After more than 10 successful years in the contingency search recruiting industry, Dotty Summerfield Giusti set off on her own and formed Summerfield Associates, Inc. in July of Dotty and her team specialize
in national recruiting assignments in the areas of Information Technology,
Human Resources, Engineering, Sales and Marketing, Finance and Accounting, Distribution and Logistics. Since 1995, 41,140,264 dollars have been returned to the Memphis economy in placement salaries by Summerfield Associates, a figure that is an ongoing source of deep pride.
Offering direct hire, contract or contract-for-hire services, the vision
of Summerfield Associates is to remain a recognized and respected
leader in consulting, recruiting and human resource services. The firm strives to become a valued business partner with their clients to ensure continued growth of the business and the services they provide. The exceptional sense of purpose, direction and commitment to the organization are centered around opportunities for individual growth, flexibility, continuous learning, and reward for our company, our community, and ourselves. Dotty stands firm that they are and will continue
to be an organization that is totally focused on the success of their clients,
colleagues, and the business. Outside of the office, Dotty is deeply involved in volunteer efforts in the area, serving on the Steering Committee for the Greater Memphis Chamber’s Small Business Council, a Board Member of the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, the Society for Information Management, and the Child Advocacy Center and a founding member of the Greater Memphis Information Technology Council. She has also served as a
Judge for the highly respected MBJ Small Business Awards Event, where
nominees praise her feedback as influencing their businesses in tangible,
positive ways. She is a native Memphian and together with her high school sweetheart husband Jim, they boast of their five grown children and 8 grandchildren. Dotty is a leader who seems to know everyone in town and have her finger in every pie, with these many connections benefitting clients and colleagues alike. From a credential framework, Dotty attained Certified Personnel Consultant designation in 1993. The Tennessee Association of Personnel Services recognized her many times as a Top Producer in her field. In October 1999, she received the Norbert I.B. Fried Ethics Award from the National Association of Personnel Services,
honoring her as an outstanding leader who has led the industry to a higher
ground through innovation, vision and positive enhancements. For all
her many achievements, in 2016, Dotty was duly recognized as a Super
Woman in Business by the Memphis Business Journal. According to Dotty, “Our corporate culture reflects our belief in the balance of family, health, friends and work. Summerfield Associates is committed to providing consulting, recruiting and strategic human resource solutions in a professional, ethical and confidential manner. As a respected and trusted business partner in meeting your long-term goals, we know that you expect the very best…and we expect to deliver.”
We provide a variety of recruitment services including:
• Contingency & Retained Search
• Direct Hire, Contract, Contract-For-Hire Recruiting and Placement
• Research and Name Sourcing
• Candidate Screening and Contract Staffing
• Testing, Reference Checking, On-Boarding

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