Susan Scauzzo re-joined Schultz & Williams in 2018, having previously worked with the firm from 2007–2014. In between, Susan directed a historically successful $30-million capital campaign at Bryn Mawr Hospital, and then served in an interim development role at Lankenau Medical Center. In all, Susan has more than 25 years of development experience in the Philadelphia area and Chicago.

Susan’s development career is focused on advancing the missions of nonprofit organizations ranging from small, locally treasured programs to large, nationally recognized, esteemed institutions. Through effective leadership of capital campaigns and comprehensive fundraising programs, she has inspired colleagues, board members and key volunteers to partner in building strategic, meaningful and enduring philanthropic relationships.

On behalf of Schultz & Williams, Susan has worked with an array of organizations in the culture, healthcare, higher education and social service sectors including The Academy of Vocal Arts, Philadelphia Zoo, University of the Sciences, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Delaware County Community College, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Lankenau Medical Center and the American Friends Service Committee. In these roles she has provided leadership for campaigns and led major gifts, corporate and annual fund programs. Her work also includes conducting campaign planning studies and developing campaign infrastructure.

Prior to joining S&W, Susan led the major gifts program at the Art Institute of Chicago and then at Lurie Children’s Hospital, building on her cumulative experiences from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. To this day, Susan continues leading the way to connect funders with compelling opportunities to advance missions that improve our world.

Susan is a Temple Owl with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism. She lives in Radnor, PA, with her husband and son. She is a vestry member of St. David’s Episcopal Church and serves as a Force of Nature volunteer and Stoneleigh ambassador for Natural Lands. Susan is past-chair of the National Philanthropy Day Awards Committee for the Association for Fundraising Professionals Greater Philadelphia Chapter.

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