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Suzanne Guss

Planned Giving Consultant

Suzanne Guss, attorney, is a seasoned planned giving professional, having developed programs over the past thirty years at the University of Louisville and The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. As Assistant Vice President for Planned Giving at the University she designed, built and managed the planned giving program, successfully incorporating $100 million in expectancies and other planned gifts into three major capital campaigns. At The Kentucky Center, she partnered with major gift staff to identify specific prospects and implement effective strategies for them; created a diversity of marketing efforts to reach a broad audience of prospects; implemented the planned giving recognition program, ensuring effective donor recognition and stewardship and developed close working relationships with local financial and estate planning professionals encouraging them to secure major and planned gifts.

Suzanne is a graduate of Hofstra University School of Law (NY).