As Executive Director, Susannah Thomas oversees the MBF's operations, grantmaking, and strategic development activities.
Susannah first joined the MBF staff in 2005, serving first as Development Associate and then as Development Director until 2011. From 2011-2019 she served as Executive Director of Neville Communities, Inc., a nonprofit organization in Cambridge that provides assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services to seniors. Prior to her roles at NCI and the MBF, Susannah held various nonprofit leadership positions in the mental health, housing and healthcare sectors.
She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a master's degree in Social Work from Boston University.