Susan Fenters Lerch
Susan Fenters Lerch is an accomplished leader who has served in the non-profit sector for more than three decades. Sue joined HFM as the Executive Director in June 2014; however she came to this role having previously served as the HFM Associate Director from 1983-1996. As the Executive Director Susan is responsible for statewide patient educational programming and advocacy services and also serves as the Great Lakes and Region V-East Hemophilia Treatment Centers’ Regional Director.
In 1997 Sue joined Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan as President and CEO until 2010 when she launched Autism Alliance of Michigan, served as the lead consultant in implementing World AIDS Day Detroit, initiated the Hospice of Michigan Foundation and created Bring Joy consulting services.
Sue and her husband, Dan, have two grown children and are grandparents to Charlie and Margeaux Elise, the most adorable children ever – of course! Sue and Dan, together with their puppy, Chip, reside in Ann Arbor.