Who's Who of Top Executives

Hope Raquel Summers

Title: Executive Producer and Owner
Skinny Girl Legal
: Englewood, New Jersey, United States

Hope “Hopie” Raquel Summers, executive producer and owner of Skinny Girl Legal, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in contract administration.

With 15 years of experience to her credit, Ms. Summers has excelled as executive producer and owner of Skinny Girl Legal since 2015. She began her career working as a realtor and a property owner with Airbnb. She garnered a stellar reputation in entertainment production and contracts at 1527 Sugar Maple Lane LLC since 2013. Before embarking on her professional path, she pursued an education at Capella University, where she earned an Executive Master of Business Administration.

Beyond her responsibilities within the field, Ms. Summers has participated in numerous endeavors outside of her professional circles. Known by her nickname, “Hopie,” she has found success as an award-winning Native American producer and performer, having maintained her association with the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. Recently, she has worked on “A Tributed to George Benson” in 2024 and “Hip-Hop 50th Anniversary.” Moreover, she has volunteered with an animal shelter for dogs. In addition to her primary vocation, she remains affiliated with various organizations in relation to her areas of expertise. She was a member of Flack Rock Brook in Englewood, New Jersey.

Renowned as one of the most influential contract negotiators in the entertainment industry as well as in the general corporate space, Ms. Summers attributes her success to her analytical abilities, which enable her to anticipate and prepare for numerous possible outcomes. She has remained steadfast in upholding her integrity despite facing adversity and exclusion, and it is this quality which she considers to be her most notable achievement and a source of great pride. Growing up as a woman of color in Englewood, New Jersey, and seeing the struggles that her own mother had to face, particularly when dealing with exclusionary men, she refused to compromise her standards and always stood firm in her beliefs. Notably, Ms. Summers has been ranked among the Top 10 Negotiators in the world, and her clientele has included such stars as Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Jennifer Lopez, and Lena Waithe.

In the immediate future, Ms. Summers seeks to acquire a dedicated space to convert into a recreation center as well as a senior citizen center to provide education to seniors and after-school kids. She intends to teach filmmaking and legal aspects of the entertainment industry. She aims to continue working towards expanding her brand and series, thereby promoting growth in this field.

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