Susan Simons consults with corporations, nonprofits and government leaders to identify strategic opportunities for their enterprise. She also designs and implements community engagement campaigns for government entities, businesses and nonprofits (NGOs). As a certified leadership coach she facilitates board and executive leadership development.

Ms. Simons began her career developing Internet business and marketing strategies for regional and mid-size companies. She then co-founded and was CEO of Clinetic, a technology company that was a pioneer in the electronic medical record field. She has served in government as an elected member of the Charleston County School Board. She has worked in multiple political campaigns, primarily on the strategy and fundraising side. In the public sector, Susan has consulted with and served on the boards of numerous non profits.

Ms. Simons received her BA from Brown University and her MA in International Affairs from The Fletcher School, Tufts University. She resides in Charleston, SC with her husband, John Hagerty, and their three children. She and John have participated in SIBF since 1997.

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