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Susan Vanderburgh

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Meeting Preference: Email, Phone, Video

Languages: Cantonese, English

How I Can Help You

Susan Vanderburgh has an entrepreneurial spirit, often offering her knowledge with groups internationally and assisting business owners solve problems and achieve business goals.

Susan has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and a Master of Science degree in Public Administration and currently pursuing a juris doctorate. Since 1995, Susan has worked alongside many top-ranking and highly skilled litigation lawyers with diverse experience and aptitude in trials and alternative dispute resolution.

Susan's family worked with fashion designers in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Susan used her knowledge of the fashion industry as a promotional model to coordinater and perform at fashion and red-carpet events.

Having published works in the legal, real estate, financial and entertainment industries, Susan shares her enthusiasm for entrepreneurship by mentoring business owners and budding entrepreneurs through SCORE, California State University, Fullerton, and conducting workshops on various business, finance and real estate topics.

Susan became acquainted with nonprofit work while working at the Nature Conservancy and volunteering at Laguna Honda Hospital, various schools, PBS, and KQED. Susan enhanced her business knowledge by working with litigation lawyers where she learned how to minimize and avoid liability.

As a supporter of nonprofit organizations, Susan serves on the Board of Directors for various nonprofit organizations including American Society of Community Benefits, a Community Leader for GivingTuesday. Susan also freely contributes her time to other philanthropic groups. Susan’s business knowledge encompasses for-profit and nonprofit businesses, bringing both traditional and nontraditional strategic implementation. Clients often seek Susan’s assistance in business formation (profit and nonprofit entity), compliance and fundraising.

Susan is also a kidney donation advocate and a public speaker with platforms in business, financial wellness, mental health, real estate, and organ donation. Susan has also won awards for her business expertise and achievements.

When not working or volunteering, Susan enjoys free time with her family, traveling or writing.

Areas of Expertise

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Business Plan
  • Customer Service
  • Funding/Loans
  • Government Regulations
  • Legal
  • Management & Operations
  • Marketing
  • Strategy Development

Industry Experience

  • Accounting & Tax Services
  • Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Food & Beverage
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Wellness, Healthcare, & Home Health
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