Suzanne Horstman has over 25 years experience in fundraising and management. Prior to joining the Library Foundation in 2002, she as Director for Development for CARE, the international relief and development agency. As part of her work with CARE, Suzanne traveled to Guatemala, Ecuador, India and Mozambique.
She holds the designation of Fellow from the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy because of her career in fundraising for hospitals. Her consulting activities include both capital campaigns and program design and implementation for educational, geriatric, and youth campaigns in South Florida.
During her career she practiced as an independent Certified Financial Planner, counseling corporate executives and single women on strategies for financial security and independence.
A native of Florida, Suzanne received her M.B.A. in Non-Profit Management from Florida Atlantic University. She taught fundraising courses for George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and has spoken at many professional conferences. Suzanne is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the National Committee on Planned Giving, and the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy.
She resides with husband Jim in Stuart, Florida, and enjoys traveling, fishing, and parties with the six grandchildren.