Lynn Susman | Overview
Executive Vice President and President, Boston Children's Hospital Trust, Chief Development Officer
Lynn Susman is Executive Vice President and President, Boston Children's Hospital Trust, and Chief Development Officer for Boston Children's. She has led Boston Children’s fundraising program since 2011, and prior to this role served as the Trust’s Vice President, Campaign & Major Gifts.
Lynn has had a 30-year career in fundraising, with more than 20 of those dedicated to advancing care and research at Boston Children’s. As Trust President, she leads a comprehensive Development program, partnering with the Trust Board, faculty, and staff to significantly increase philanthropy for the hospital. According to the Chronicle of Philanthropy 400, Boston Children’s leads the nation’s children’s hospitals in philanthropic support. Lynn and her team are committed to building upon that record for the future.
Prior to joining Boston Children’s, Lynn worked in fundraising for the arts. She was Director of Development at New England Conservatory of Music for eight years and a fellow at the National Endowment for the Arts. Lynn is an active member in professional organizations including AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals), CASE (Council for the Advancement and Support of Education), and the Woodmark Forum. She is also a member of The Boston Club and the Massachusetts Women’s Forum.