Executive Director, Institute for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership
123 McCord Hall
Fax: 901-678-2981 (fax)
MPA, University of Memphis
B.A. University of Memphis
As an accomplished nonprofit administrator, Susan offers experience with a wide range
of service delivery organizations. Her interest in streamlining administrative processes,
documenting policies and procedures, and building capacity have made her a valuable
partner in helping organizations achieve their goals.
With a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Public Administration from The University
of Memphis, Susan offers a strong academic background in areas relevant to nonprofit
and government agency development. Her concentrations during post-graduate study
were nonprofit administration and human resource management. Her coursework was thorough
in areas such as policy analysis, technical writing, administrative law, organizational
theory, personnel management, resource development, team building, performance evaluation
and strategic planning.
Susan has been working with organizations in an independent consulting capacity since
the summer of 1999. She is also an adjunct professor and executive director of the
undergraduate nonprofit studies program in the Division of Public and Nonprofit Administration
at The University of Memphis. Her recent projects include personnel policy and procedure
development, strategic planning, performance evaluation system design, program evaluation
and training curriculum development.