Christopher B. Summers




Christopher B. Summers is founder and president and chief executive officer of the Maryland Public Policy Institute, Maryland's leading public-policy think tank.

A native of Baltimore City and veteran of the Armed Forces, Mr. Summers has an extensive background in public policy and economic policy research.

Prior to launching the Maryland Public Policy Institute, Mr. Summers held positions on Capitol Hill and in the nonprofit sector, including the Capital Research Center, a Washington-based think tank that studies corporate philanthropy and funding of issue advocacy organizations, and in the Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation.

His opinion editorials have appeared in The Baltimore Examiner, The Baltimore Sun, The Montgomery Journal, The Daily Record, The Fresno Bee, and The Cumberland-Times News, The Baltimore Business Journal, and National Review.

Mr. Summers holds a B.A. in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland.

Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Tax Policy Review Group (2014 – Present)
Maryland Chamber of Commerce Tax Policy Committee (2015)
Hogan-Rutherford Transition Team (2014-2015)
Maryland Redistricting Reform Commission (2015 - present)