Chief Development Officer
Phone: (617) 946-1780
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.
Her comprehensive knowledge includes healthcare, hospital, and local community fundraising; she also has significant experience in the cultivation of significant donors/prospect relationships and board, volunteer management.
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 and the school’s first comprehensive capital campaign.
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 she is a trained hospice volunteer for Care Dimensions on the North Shore. Originally from Rhode Island, Susan earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from Providence College. She lives on the North Shore of Boston with her husband, five children, and two Labrador Retrievers.