Susie Lee has a career in public health that spans over two decades at the local, national, and international levels for various organizations and agencies. She has been serving as the Executive Director of Potomac Health Foundation in Woodbridge, Virginia since 2014. In her current role, she is responsible for the overall management of the Foundation, including for areas of strategic planning, financial management, and grant programs. Her time there has been focused on positioning the Foundation to be a catalyst for ideas to improve access to health care for the medically underserved, through strategic grant making and convening community partners.
She previously held management positions at Public Health Solutions in New York City and Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance where her focus was on managing public health programs and monitoring of grants to ensure effective implementation and improved health outcomes. Earlier in her career, she worked in health policy at the Association of Maternal and Child Health Program and the Children’s Defense Fund, where she discovered her passion for public health as an intern in the health division. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology with Honors Distinction from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Public Health from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University.
Susie is a Northern Virginia native. She was raised in Fairfax County, works in Prince William County, and lives in Arlington County with her husband.