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David Donaldson joins Summit Strategy Group LLC

Veteran Public Affairs and Construction Materials Industry Expert David Donaldson Joins Summit Strategy Groups as Senior Advisor

LOS ALTOS, Calif., (August 3, 2022)–– Summit Strategy Group, LLC, (Summit), a California-based national corporate reputation and ESG consulting firm, today announced that David Donaldson has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor, based in Birmingham, Alabama. Donaldson joins the firm after a 40-year career with Birmingham-headquartered Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials. He is a national expert on complex land use matters, environmental regulatory compliance, and stakeholder engagement. “I have had the good fortune to know and work with David for more than 30 years, and I have enormous respect for his government relations and public affairs expertise,” said Summit Founder & CEO Michael Law. “His insight and experience across a broad range of issues will be invaluable assets to the Summit team and our client roster.” While at Vulcan, Donaldson was responsible for the company’s community and government relations programs in the United States and Mexico, sustainability and ESG initiatives, and new site development in California, the Sunbelt, the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states. He also had senior management responsibility for corporate communications and crisis management and the company’s giving initiatives through the Vulcan Materials Company Foundation. “I am very pleased to join Michael and the world-class team he has built at Summit Strategy Group,” said Donaldson. “I look forward to serving as a senior counselor to the firm’s clients and helping to grow Summit’s portfolio of business in the mining, energy and chemicals sectors and its presence in the South and Southeast.” About Summit Strategy Group Summit Strategy Group is a national consulting firm specializing in corporate reputation, public affairs and ESG advisory services. The firm’s founding principle is that every client requires a custom-built team of the best talent: Agile thinkers prepared to navigate and succeed in today’s constantly evolving landscape. Our core expertise crosses major industry sectors, including environment and natural resources, land use, energy, healthcare, agriculture, higher education, and transportation and infrastructure. Our mission is to bring perspective, insight, and world-class talent to organizations on the issues that matter most to their business. For more information, visit or contact us at


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