Chief Operating Officer
Susan serves on The San Diego Foundation’s executive leadership team and manages day-to-day operations for the organization.
She manages key operational and human resource functions, such as team development, human resources, and contracts administration. Susan also oversees all community impact programs which help grow a more vibrant San Diego.
Prior to joining The Foundation, Susan served as Vice President of Hospital Operations for Ethos Veterinary Health where she oversaw the operational needs of three specialty hospitals with $45 million in annual revenue. In addition, Susan brings a breadth of executive leadership and management experience through her roles as Chief Executive Officer at Children’s Physicians Medical Group, Vice President of Operations at Sharp Health Plan, and Chair for the Community Health Improvement Partners. In her free time, she works as a Sage Executive Leadership facilitator where she provides business leaders with guidance and collaboration to tackle key challenges.
Bantz holds a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration from San Jose State University.