Sue recently moved to Portland from Vashon Island, Washington where she worked as the Director of Finance and Administration at Vashon Youth and Family Services. This organization was a similarly sized nonprofit with federal, state, and foundation support. Sue also oversaw HR functions, managed their real estate, and was a successful collaborator on fundraising. Sue grew up in the suburbs of Boston, MA, went to colleges in Vermont, Arizona, and Massachusetts, and finally settled in the Pacific Northwest nearly 20 years ago. She has a background in nonprofit management and small business ownership.