Susan Wright Kenny is the Founder and Chief Do GOODer of Do GOODer Partners, a consulting firm that empowers companies to engage their teams and customers in doing GOOD in the communities where they live and work.
Prior to founding Do GOODer Partners, Susan worked for close to 20 years a professional fundraiser supporting the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).
While working with MDA, Susan was responsible for the coordination and funding for healthcare clinics, support groups, and summer camps throughout Southern California. As MDA’s National Director of Retail Partnerships and Community Engagement, she worked with Albertsons/Vons/Pavilions, Lowe’s, Kroger, and other retailers to execute their annual customer engagement events resulting in millions of dollars raised for muscle disease research.
While working with RMHC, Susan was instrumental in the National Roofing Contractors Association’s first ever national charitable partnership with RMHC. Prior to leaving RMHC, she was the lead fundraiser for the $12 million capital campaign to double the size of the Orange County House.
Susan has volunteered her time to plan and fund the Association of Fundraising Professionals education seminar, OneOC’s Spirit of Volunteerism Awards, and the Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce Women of Influence events. In addition, she has been a Board member to Advisors in Philanthropy and currently sits on the Advisory Board for the Extraordinary Lives Foundation. She is a founding member of the 100 Women Who Care Orange County Chapter and volunteers her time for numerous nonprofit organizations.
Susan is a graduate of the University of Arizona and has a Human Resource Management Certificate from the University of California, Irvine. She is the proud parent of two incredible teenagers and dreams that one day every person and every company in the world will find their passion partner to do GOOD and create meaningful change.
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