Dr. Susan Zepeda
Susan G. Zepeda is a consultant on strategic planning, change management and organizational development. Former President and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky (2005-2016), she advises foundations and other nonprofits on strategic planning, program evaluation, succession planning and policy advocacy. Before joining the Foundation in 2005, she was the first CEO of The HealthCare Foundation for Orange County (1999-2005) and, prior to that, Director of the San Luis Obispo County (CA) Health Agency and CEO of that County’s General Hospital. She has served on national and regional Boards, including Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, Grantmakers in Health, Southeastern Council of Foundations, and the National Association for County and City Health Officials. She has served on the Boards of the Fullerton (CA) Museum Center, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft and Friends of the Kentucky Folk Art Center.
Dr. Zepeda is currently on the Board of the Community Foundation of Louisville and active in Encore Louisville. She holds degrees from Brown University, University of Arizona and International College, and has completed the Program on Negotiation for Senior Executives at Harvard University.