Sue has over two decades of experience in nonprofit development, having worked both as professional staff and as a consultant. She has extensive experience in all aspects of nonprofit management and fund raising, with special expertise in capital campaign planning and execution, major donor development, and development operations. She has worked with organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area, Hawaii, and throughout the country, including in Omaha at the Joslyn Art Museum.
Passionate about the arts and culture, Sue has worked with many museums and arts organizations, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Honolulu Museum of Art, the American Conservatory Theatre, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and the Georgia O’Keefe Museum in Santa Fe. She has also helped to build the fundraising capacity of organizations committed to positive social change and to bring resources underserved communities. These clients include the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, the Women’s Funding Network, the legal services organization Centro Legal de la Raza, and Openhouse, an organization serving LGBT seniors in San Francisco. In addition to her consulting role, Sue has served as an Interim Director of Development to assist multiple nonprofits.
Sue has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Minnesota. In 2008 she was awarded the title of “Certified Sommelier” from the Court of Master Sommeliers.