“When you begin with a shared vision, people work together to make it happen.” A seasoned consultant, Susan Detwiler specializes in working with nonprofit boards and staff as a catalyst for boards in transition, developing vision, and aligning planning, leadership and governance with values and mission.
Ms. Detwiler has twenty-five years of experience in the for-profit sector, serving a variety of clients including Fortune 500 companies, followed by fifteen years in the nonprofit sector. Her consulting is informed by five years experience as an Executive Director and service on multiple nonprofit boards through the years. Ms. Detwiler has facilitated the strategic planning process for client as varied as the Gershman Y and Music School of Delaware; taught future leaders of horticultural institutions for Longwood Gardens; and facilitated numerous board and staff retreats.
As a Creating the Future™ Fellow, she facilitates organizations coming together around a vision for the future, and assists their identifying the path to that future through strategic planning. Ms. Detwiler is also a licensed Standards for Excellence™ Consultant, and has a BS in Business Administration from State University of New York at Albany and holds an MBA from the University of Michigan.