Susan BallochSenior Advisor

    Susan is a senior advisor to DWM. She is a Managing Director of Golden Seeds, an angel investing group focused on investing in women led, early stage companies. Previously, Susan was the Chief Operating Officer of the Global Impact Investing Network (the “GIIN”), the industry association supporting impact investing.

    Susan has held a number of leadership positions in the investment and financial services industry. Most notably, Susan was the Co-Chief Operating Officer of Credit Suisse’s Investment Banking Group, where she oversaw the worldwide operating activities of Investment Banking. More recently, Susan held positions at The Blackstone Group as an Executive Director, Private Equity, and at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe where she focused on fundraising and investor relations. Earlier in her career, Susan was a Managing Director at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette where she worked for over 15 years focused on mergers and acquisitions and debt and equity financings, and later in operating management roles.

    Susan holds a BS in International Economics from the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.