Susan joined the Foundation in 2020. She previously served as a consultant to the Foundation providing external relations support to the President & CEO. Susan has over 20 years of fund development and external relations experience having most recently worked as Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Otis College of Art and Design and previously for Special Olympics World Games, College Success Foundation, Barnard College, and The Ross Institute. Susan started her career as a federal lobbyist and has worked on over 25 political campaigns. She serves on the board of Families Give Back and in 2021 was elected president of the Smith College Club of LA. Susan holds a bachelor’s degree in government from Smith College.