Balancing Blueprints and Beaches for a Better California
At Summit Environmental Group, Inc., we don’t just work for you—we work with you to achieve your goals and desired outcomes. Led by our Principal and Senior Project Manager, Leslea Meyerhoff, our multi-disciplinary team of planners, scientists, engineers, and economists offers unparalleled expertise and comprehensive solutions tailored specifically for our highly valued clients.
Our focus on science, technical expertise, strong project management, and dedicated client care has positioned Summit as a small business industry leader since our inception in 2004. We don’t just meet standards; we set them.
We are committed to advancing a balance between economic and environmental sustainability. We understand that there is no one-size-fits-all solution or approach to meeting our clients’ needs and attaining their desired outcomes. We develop tailored solutions for our clients as we navigate the regulatory landscape of environmental regulations to ensure our clients’ objectives are met.
Summit is your strategic partner in managing complex California coastal, land-use, and environmental regulations supporting project delivery. We have an established team of highly experienced technical experts and hand-selected team members on a project-by-project basis for our clients and their projects.
Our primary areas of expertise include:
We are honored to have received the Bruin Business 100 award, recognizing UCLA alumni entrepreneurs. Summit is also a certified Small Business and a Women Business Enterprise (WBE) in California, and we proudly hold the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification.
Under Leslea’s skilled leadership, we assemble project-specific teams, giving you access to top experts in their fields. Our team’s talents range from biology to coastal engineering to energy and water quality.
Our accomplished team includes experts in the following disciplines:
Our team proudly contributed expertise to the State of California’s Problem Solvers Caucus, advocating for sustainable environmental solutions.
Leslea Meyerhoff brings 20+ years of professional experience in coastal resiliency planning and project development, environmental review, and regulatory permitting expertise to her role as Principal and Senior Project Manager. Holding an M.A. in Urban Planning from UCLA with a specialization in Environmental Analysis & Policy, she provides a strong academic foundation for Summit’s mission.
As the founder and driving force behind Summit Environmental Group, Inc., Leslea has honed her skills in environmental planning and regulatory compliance over two decades in the profession. She is proficient in preparing CEQA and NEPA documents for a range of clients, including local, state, and federal government agencies, as well as private clients. In addition, Leslea has valuable experience collaborating with elected officials at all levels of government to develop customized solutions to local and regional problems that transcend jurisdictional boundaries.
Her leadership reflects Summit’s commitment to providing the highest levels of client service. Leslea’s insights into California’s unique environmental challenges enables the Summit team to develop strategic client solutions. She is unwavering in her dedication to achieving project goals that reflect both a commitment to environmental stewardship and economic sustainability.
Her affiliations include: