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Susan Holt, President, Vision Philanthropy Group

Susan Holt, President, Vision Philanthropy Group, is one of the premier health care and biomedical sciences fundraising professionals in the United States.  She has partnered with deans, presidents, board members, faculty and development staff in identifying, cultivating and closing gifts ranging from $1million to $250 million.  She has managed and counseled campaigns from $10 million to over $1 billion. Susan is a frequent speaker at the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy conferences and internationally.

“The research at Mass. Eye and Ear is a game changer in finding future cures for blindness and deafness. We needed to accelerate our fundraising program to make sure our world-class scientists have the philanthropic resources required to continue their discoveries. Susan has provided the counsel our entire team, and I, needed to create a high performing fundraising program. With her guidance, we have set audacious goals and are achieving fantastic results that exceed our expectations.” -Wyc Grousbeck, Chairman of the Board, Mass. Eye and Ear and Managing Partner and CEO of the Boston Celtics