Suzanne is the director of Athletes for Hope University at Athletes for Hope and teaches two macro focused courses at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work. She is also faculty with the George Washington University Business School, Sports Philanthropy Executive Certificate program, where she teaches program design. She has worked as a medical social worker, funder and capacity-building consultant for over 19 years and has experience bringing supports and resources to underserved populations. Suzanne has broad nonprofit and foundation experience, and is cross-trained in multiple disciplines such as domestic violence, child abuse, mental health, foster care, health care, education, and employment. She served the past four years as executive director for the Autism Society of Texas and collaborated statewide on autism programs, advocacy, education and navigation support for individuals with autism and their families. Suzanne previously worked at LIVESTRONG as the community program officer for community grants, program manager at OneStar Foundation, and at the San Diego Workforce Partnership as the youth program manager providing program design, evaluation and monitoring for Youth Workforce Investment Act funds.