Brian Summers, Class of 1994
After graduating from OAHS, Brian Summers attended the U.S. Naval Academy where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering. He then attended Naval Flight School for three years.
Mr. Summers served in the U.S. Navy from 1998 to 2008, flying over 40 combat missions, amassing over 200 combat flight hours, 1,500 total flight hours and 250 carrier landings in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Mr. Summers is the founder, president and CEO of sgblue Inc. and is responsible for the acquisition, commercialization, development, manufacture and distribution of an innovative air and water purification technology for use in residential, medical, commercial and industrial applications. The purpose of the technology is to improve living conditions and wellness for those afflicted with asthma, allergies and immune-deficiencies. Thousands of individuals and numerous hospitals have benefited from the technology and it continues to grow under the license of Allergy Partners, the largest asthma, allergy and immunology practice in the United States.
Mr. Summers is the corporate operations officer, owwner and member manager for BarkClad International in Ashville, N.C., which manufactures commercial cladding products.