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Susan T. Richards

Passionate about community foundation work, Susan T. Richards has been instrumental in the growth of The Community Foundation serving Boulder County, Colorado for the past 20 years. During this time, she served in several key positions from legal to financial to board chairperson. In addition to supporting numerous nonprofits and causes, The Community Foundation has played a critical role in responding to local natural disasters.

In 2013, Susan and her husband Tom relocated to Santa Barbara. Susan immediately became active with the Santa Barbara Foundation, serving on its Development Task Force and joining Social Venture Partners Santa Barbara.

Susan holds a bachelor's degree in economics, a master's degree in business administration, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She has enjoyed a successful career as a stockbroker and an attorney, practicing in the areas of estate planning, real estate and business.
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