Board of Directors
President and CEO, YMCA of Metropolitan Denver
As the President and CEO of YMCA of Metro Denver, she’s shaping the strategic vision to drive organizational transformation of a $26 million organization whose mission is to is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Prior to her current role, Sue served as the Senior Vice President for the American Diabetes Association, where she led all Association offices across the country and guided fund development, special events, program services, volunteer engagement, and operations for the Development and Stewardship Division.
A change leader with a strong commitment to innovation and excellence, she has led multiple transformations resulting in successful revenue gains, enhanced program services and board and volunteer development.
A lifelong health advocate, she’s passionate about improving the health of individuals and communities. Under her leadership, The YMCA of Metro Denver has undergone an extensive transformation including modernization of facilities, adoption of technology to improve customer experience and engagement, instituting wellness practice throughout the centers and advancing youth development strategies.
While at the American Diabetes Association, she worked with the Colorado Department of Health and Environment to launch the Diabetes Prevention Program in Colorado. Additionally, she was appointed to the Governor’s Council on Physical Activity, Metro Denver Health and Wellness Commission, HEAL Committee, the Diabetes Prevention Program Advisory Council, Colorado Kids with Diabetes Collaborative and the Colorado Business Group on Health Colorado Culture of Health Committee. She holds a degree from the University of North Florida in Health Science with an emphasis on Community Health.
Sue is married, a proud mother of Zoey and has two dogs. She enjoys traveling, the great outdoors, running, cycling and serving the community.