Guy F. Summers

Guy F. Summers

President of Farrell Group, LLC

Guy F. Summers


Guy Summers is President of Farrell Group, L.L.C., based in Chicago. Farrell Group is a performance improvement company that works with individuals and teams on developing more effective business relationships. The firm offers executive coaching and organizational consulting services.

Farrell Group executive coaching is concentrated in emotional intelligence competencies that contribute to star performance. Clients have experienced significant enhancement in a number of areas, including improvements in communications, productivity, teamwork and confidence. The company uses a self awareness and social awareness discovery process that utilizes assessments, interviews, personal observations, and meetings.

Prior to starting Farrell Group, Mr. Summers worked in the financial services industry, including 20 years in commercial and personal banking at The Northern Trust Company in Chicago.

Guy is a member of the Board of Overseers at the Illinois Institute of Technology Lewis College of Human Sciences. He also serves on the Advisory Council for the Center for Research and Service at Illinois Institute of Technology. Guy previously served for several years as Chair of the IIT Center for Research and Service Advisory Board, and also as a member of the Board of Overseers for IIT’s Institute of Psychology.

Mr. Summers earned an MBA at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago and a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning from the University of Illinois in Urbana. Guy has a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) designation from the International Coach Federation and he earned an Advanced Certified Personal and Executive Coach (ACPEC) designation from the College of Executive Coaching.