Susan Balloch

Susan has lived in Darien, CT for over 25 years raising her family there.

Susan is an investor focused on impact investing, specifically focused on providing capital to women entrepreneurs. Prior to this, Susan was the COO of the Global Impact Investing Network, the Co-Chief Operating Officer of the Credit Suisse’s Investment Banking Group, and an Executive Director at The Blackstone Group, Private Equity. Susan was an investment banker at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette for 15 years.

Susan is very active in her community and has served on a number of boards, most recently as the President of the Board of the Community Fund of Darien which makes grants to approximately 25 nonprofits. Susan has always been interested in the intersection of land and water which stems from a life long love of sailing and residing on a fragile marshland.

Susan holds a BS in International Economics from the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.