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Chris Zath of Summit Technologies awarded Salesforce Application Architect certification

Chris Zath, a Salesforce consultant at Summit Technologies has been awarded the prestigious and difficult to obtain Salesforce Application Architect certification. To be awarded the credential, an individual must a demonstrate a deep understanding of native Salesforce features and functionality, as well as the ability to model a role hierarchy, data model, and appropriate sharing mechanisms. This is done by passing four separate Salesforce certifications for Salesforce Certified Platform Developer, Platform App Builder, Sharing & Visibility Designer and Salesforce Certified Data Architecture and Management Designer. Once these certifications were achieved, Salesforce bestowed the title and certification of Application Architect on Chris.

Summit Technologies Managing Partner Mike Leibrand states, "Chris has been a huge asset to our organization from the beginning. He tackles our toughest technical challenges and loves learning about the entire Salesforce ecosystem. Chris is a highly motivated individual and earned his Application Architect certification in about a year - something many people never achieve in their career! We are super lucky to have Chris on the team and are proud of his accomplishments!"

In addition to Salesforce Certified Application Architect and the prerequisite certifications, Chris has earned Salesforce certifications for Administrator, Marketing Cloud Email Specialist and Pardot Specialist for a total of eight Salesforce certifications.


Summit Technologies is a Salesforce consulting partner, providing innovative and creative no-code or low-code solutions to clients in higher ed, SMB, nonprofit and technology industries. Summit Technologies was established in Columbus Ohio in 2016 and has grown to seven full-time employees providing solutions for Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Pardot and Communities as well as a number of other related apps and technologies.

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Learn more about Summit Technologies custom Salesforce solutions here.

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