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Sue Simmons

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Sue Simmons

Director, Advancement

Sue arrived at the Center in 2005 with 10 years of experience in fundraising and development. Prior to joining the Center, Sue was a principle at G&S Consulting, a business consulting group to both business and nonprofits. Sue’s work concentrated on working with educational and nonprofit institutions in the areas of board development and fundraising. Before her entrance into Development and Institutional Advancement, Sue spent 18 years with the Hartford Insurance Group in brokerage sales winning national awards for her performance there.

As the Group Director of Institutional Advancement and Development, Sue is responsible for all philanthropic support for the Center for Creative Leadership. This includes managing all grant funding efforts globally. She works with multiple groups at CCL® to match projects to funders and cultivates relationships with government, public and private foundations. She is also responsible for all reporting functions related to grant funding. Sue also manages the Annual Campaign for the Center. In addition, Sue is responsible for managing the Executive Development Round Table, a corporate leadership development consortium in partnership with Boston University.