Susan Baisley became the Associate Vice President for Strategic Projects in Development and Alumni Relations at Johns Hopkins University in February 2019. In this role, Baisley manages key new initiatives that range from the planning of the Sesquicentennial of Johns Hopkins University to the development of an enterprise “alumni” organization and the creation of a program to recruit and retain entry level professionals. Baisley had been the Associate Vice President for Constituent Engagement where her portfolio included Annual Giving, Alumni Relations, Donor and Volunteer Engagement, Development Communications, University Events, Parents Programs and Giving, Athletics, and Fundraising for the School of Education and the Center for Talented Youth.
Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Baisley was a founding partner of Alpha Capital Financial Group, a private equity fund.
Previously, she was a Managing Director and Global Chief Marketing Officer for Citigroup Private Bank, where she was responsible for providing strategic marketing planning as well as marketing execution for business operations in thirty four countries. Prior to that position, she headed marketing for Goldman Sachs’ Private Wealth Management Group. She also headed the marketing department for J.P. Morgan’s U.S. Private Bank. In addition, Baisley held a number of management positions in that organization, including heading marketing for the European and Middle East Private Bank (based in Geneva) and developing the brand and marketing plan for a mutual fund company, which J.P. Morgan created in partnership with Japan-based Daichi-Kangyo Bank.
Baisley holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA in Natural Sciences (biochemistry concentration) from Johns Hopkins University.