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Described as a powerhouse marketing and fundraising professional with years of award-winning communications programs, Susan’s emphasis on branding, integrated communications, and strategic planning generates high demand for KavCom services. Her successful fundraising career produced millions for Arizona nonprofits through major gifts, capital campaigns, grant funding, and collaborative partnerships.


Susan was selected twice to present workshops on sustainability at the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation's annual conference. She is a regular podcast guest on multiple shows and a frequent inspirational speaker for large regional companies

Susan is a certified life and business coach, pastoral counselor, trained hypnotherapist, and ordained minister.  Early in her career, she was a nationally acclaimed public speaker, a former television news anchor, and a newspaper reporter.

Her recent PsyCap book, The Heart of Profit, rose to the top of Amazon's Business Best-Seller charts in 2020. She is currently writing a second book that will be published in late 2024.


She is married to a former founder and executive for Arizona’s A.T. Still University and lives in Cave Creek with four dogs, a cat, and a happily retired husband.

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