With a career spanning 20+ years, Summer Nilsson is an American author, entrepreneur, and CEO. Summer is nationally recognized for building global brands and developing purpose-driven partnerships and marketing strategies that change narratives. Summer has also represented the biggest names in publishing, fashion, and the arts, including People, Food Network Magazine, ELLE, Who What Wear, House Beautiful, and Brandon Maxwell, among many others. Summer serves on the National Advisory Council for Girls’ Inc. and the marketing board for the AT&T Performing Arts.
Summer founded Loodor and the Loodor Tales Series to inspire readers to believe in themselves and pursue their dreams. Through the series, Summer addresses complex topics, including ego, mind chatter, and false narratives in order to combat social media pressures, encourage early dialogue about mental health, and reinforce kindness among all ages. Summer also established the Nilsson Open A Dor Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to helping sheltered animals find loving homes. The foundation is a proud partner of Operation Kindness, celebrating 45 years of saving homeless pets.
Summer donated copies of her first book, The Land of the Pines, to children’s organizations and hospitals including The Birthday Party Project, Girl Scouts, Save the Children “100 Days of Reading”, Dell Children’s Medical Center, Scottish Rite for Children, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.