Susan DorseyChief Operating Officer, iAlumbra
Susan Dorsey has over 25 years of experience in international development, nonprofit management, and impact investing. Susan recently joined iAlumbra as their chief operating officer. iAlumbra is an alliance of like-minded businesses dedicated to stimulating beneficial environmental, social, and economic improvements to achieve positive and lasting outcomes in the communities where we live and work. Prior to joining iAlumbra, Susan was the SVP for finance, administration, and impact investing for the Gates Family Foundation for eight years after serving seven years as the chief financial officer for Water for People, an NGO focused on sustainable, market-based solutions to global water and sanitation challenges.
Susan spent twelve years as executive director of Friendship Bridge, a microfinance and education organization operating in Vietnam and Guatemala. Susan served as a Peace Corps volunteer in rural Costa Rica from 1990-1992, working in small business development. Prior to Peace Corps, Susan worked for several years in banking and finance with the First National Bank of Maryland.
Susan was an adjunct professor at the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel’s School for International Studies for 10 years and has an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in business and finance from the University of Vermont.