Susan Ralston

Susan Ralston

Senior Advisor

Susan Ralston is a Senior Advisor at HWCF, responsible for membership and partnership development, strategic planning, coalition building and project management. She has helped to grow the membership of the original 16 founding corporate members to an organization with over 275 members. She is responsible for working with our key partners to develop and expand the use of the Energy Balance 101 curriculum and Together Counts™ program.

Prior to joining the foundation, Susan was Special Assistant to the President at the White House. She was responsible for managing the activities that comprised the Office of the Senior Advisor, including the development of policy, strategic planning, political affairs, public liaison, and intergovernmental affairs efforts of the White House.

Prior to her public service, Susan was Assistant Director of Governmental Affairs at Greenberg Traurig and worked for the lobbying firm Preston Gates Ellis & Rouvelas Meeds, LLP.

Susan has a Bachelor’s degree from Loyola University Chicago and an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management.