GG+A is proud to announce that effective January 1, Suzanne Hilser-Wiles will assume the role of President of the firm. John Glier will continue to serve as GG+A’s CEO. Suzanne has been Senior
Vice President and Managing Director at GG+A since 2013, having joined the firm in 2011 as a Vice President. Suzanne will be GG+A’s third president, and its first woman president in its 55-year history.
“I am delighted to announce the appointment of Suzanne to her new position,” says CEO John Glier. “Suzanne is a consummate professional with a strong strategic vision and an exceptional reputation for client service. She is the ideal person to partner with me and our leadership team as we accelerate the firm’s growth and continue our commitment to excellent client service.”
Suzanne has more than 25 years of leadership experience in advancement, program building, and campaign planning and implementation. Her work has significantly expanded the capacities of a wide range of nonprofit organizations, including education, healthcare, and artistic and cultural institutions. At GG+A, she has led highly effective client projects and teams across several practice areas, including the firm’s global practice.
Suzanne’s extensive professional experience includes fundraising, communications and marketing development. She has developed and implemented individual major giving programs and designed training and support programs to engage executives, deans, and trustees in fundraising. Her clients include the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, University of North Carolina, University of Toronto, Cornell University, and Bryn Mawr School.
Prior to joining GG+A, Suzanne served in leadership roles at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, CancerCare, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Museum of Modern Art. She received her bachelor’s degree in art history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and holds a master’s degree in arts administration from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.