Susan Galler, President, Galler Group has worked for over 30 years as a successful nonprofit leader. She founded The Galler Group in 1997 to provide fundraising counsel, board relations, strategic planning and executive coaching expertise to leading nonprofit organizations. In addition, she is a skilled facilitator of board and staff retreats. She also provides leadership development and coaching to executive team members of non-profit organizations.
Prior to founding The Galler Group, Susan served as Senior Vice President, Development for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where she successfully completed $56 million dollar capital campaign for a new outpatient facility. Previously, she was the Director of Development at WGBH (Massachusetts) and the Director of Development at Planned Parenthood League of MA.
Susan has been involved in many professional organizations as a volunteer leader including: President of Women in Development/ MA, Board member of Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) in both FL and MA, Board member of the Planned Giving Group of New England.
She is also an active community volunteer and is the former Vice Chair of the Foundation Board of the New World School for the Arts/FL, and previously served as an Overseer of Celebrity Series/MA, Overseer of Decordova Sculpture Park and Museum/MA, Overseer of the Citi Performing Arts Center/MA and Founding Trustee of Jewish Women’s Archive/MA.
Susan holds a BA in English from Harvard College.