Leading organizations through periods of growth is my passion. The opportunity to guide clients as they define their priorities, craft compelling messaging, create and execute a plan, and – most important – inspire support from their communities is incredibly rewarding.

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For more than a decade, Suzanne has helped nonprofits raise the capital essential to their missions. She has advised organizations with campaign goals ranging from $2 million to $3 billion. Her areas of expertise include campaign planning, management, and counsel; development assessments; strategic planning; principal, leadership, and major gifts fundraising; foundation and corporate support; case visioning and development; staff and board coaching and training; and development systems and infrastructure optimization. Suzanne has assisted a wide variety of clients, from small startups to mature organizations, and across client sectors.

Prior to joining CCS, Suzanne spent four years as a grant maker with The Starr Foundation, one of New York City’s largest private foundations. As a member of the program staff, she assisted the Foundation in making over $130 million in strategic investments each year.

Suzanne received her BA from Trinity College of Arts & Sciences at Duke University. She received her MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Suzanne, her husband Jon, and their son and two daughters reside in Manhattan.

select client partners

  • Amnesty International
  • Business Council for International Understanding
  • Central Park Conservancy
  • City Harvest
  • Connecticut Historical Society
  • Duke Health
  • Duke School
  • Duke University
  • Friends of Hudson River Park
  • Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
  • International Center for Journalists
  • Lehman College
  • Manhattan Country School
  • National Committee on U.S.-China Relations
  • NYU Langone Health
  • Open Door Family Medical Center
  • PBS North Carolina
  • Regis High School
  • Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey & RWJ Barnabas Health
  • Salvation Army of Greater New York Division
  • Trust for the National Mall
  • University of North Carolina Health Foundation
  • V Foundation
  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network

recent resources

2107 AFP-NJ Annual Conference in Philanthropy Presentation: From Volunteer to Lead Donor: Creative Ways to Engage Prospects

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