Susan Peterson

Director, Gift Planning, Philanthropic Services


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Susan collaborates with members of Seattle Foundation’s professional advisor network to creatively facilitate philanthropic solutions for clients and philanthropists to positively impact their communities.

Susan Peterson

Philanthropic Interests
and Passions

Child welfare


Mental health

Susan began her career as an attorney in private practice, advising clients on Trust and Estate matters. Most recently, Susan was a managing director at U.S. Trust, devising holistic wealth management solutions for private clients and their families. She is a graduate of University of Washington and Harvard Law School.

Susan has been working at Seattle Foundation since 2015.