Susan Payson

Susan Payson

Chief Development Officer

Email: susan.payson@netrf.org  Phone: (617) 946-1780

Biography

Susan is a seasoned healthcare fundraiser with three decades of experience. Her healthcare career includes thirteen years with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and six years with Northeast Health System, now Lahey Health, where she served as the Senior Vice President of Philanthropy. Throughout her career, Susan has managed philanthropic programs as well as public relations efforts in support of capital campaigns that have secured millions of dollars in capital gifts. Susan’s experience also includes eight years as the Director of Advancement at Shore Country Day School in Beverly where she managed the overall communication and philanthropy programs. She is active in her community and has served on the Board of the Greater Beverly YMCA where she chaired the Development and Governance Committees and is a trained hospice volunteer for Care Dimensions on the North Shore. Susan earned her bachelor ‘s degree from Providence College.