Susan DameGreene, President of BIPS LLC, Planned Giving Professional

Susan DameGreeneThe President of BIPS LLC is Susan DameGreene. Susan has 32 years experience in Planned Giving, having worked at three large national non profits organizations and 11 years before that as a Trust Vice President.

Most recently, Susan, as Senior Associate Director of Gift Planning at American Red Cross NHQ in Washington, DC, supported and trained 2800 chapters in Planned Giving, raising $75 million yearly.

Earlier, as Associate Director of Planned Giving, she supported 15 Planned Giving Representatives for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN managing the department of 6, which raised $16-$23 million yearly.

Susan was also Director of Major and Planned Giving at Childreach, where she helped the Canadian and Japanese affiliates start Planned Giving programs.

Susan started Planned Giving Councils in both Memphis and RI and was first President of PGCRI. She was, in 1997 and 1998, VP Programs of the PGSGGW (DC) and chaired the DC chapter’s Planned Giving Days 1996.

While at the American National Red Cross, Susan brought in a $25 million gift, the largest in ANRC history. Named to Marquis’ Who’s Who in the East and Who’s Who in American Women, she speaks nationwide and in Canada and Australia and has been published in The Journal of Gift Planning and Planned Giving Today.