SUSAN PEIRCE, Vice President of Advancement

Susan Peirce joined Pine Crest School as Vice President of Advancement in August 2017, bringing more than 30 years of experience in fundraising for higher education. Susan is recognized for her talent in creating infrastructure and processes to reach higher levels of transformational philanthropy. She has expertise in program, culture, and team building to achieve unprecedented and sustained fundraising growth.
In her role as Vice President of Advancement, Susan works closely with President Dr. Dana Markham, the Advancement Committee, and volunteer leadership to create and implement goals, strategies, and programs that generate philanthropic gifts to support the delivery of an extraordinary education for our students. She collaborates with the Marketing Communications and Admission teams; leads and mentors an eight-member Development team; and oversees all development efforts, including The Pine Crest Fund, major and planned giving, capital and endowment campaigns, parent and alumni relations, special events, stewardship, gift processing, and database management.