Suzanne Badenhoop

Formerly of Badenhoop Sakai

A long-term supporter and major donor of ERA, Suzanne is a retired attorney who brings decades of experience in organizational development, private-public partnerships, and nonprofit board management to ERA. Suzanne, a former organizational and legal advisor to financial institutions and nonprofit organizations, was a founding partner of the San Francisco law firm Badenhoop/Sakai, one of the first women-owned law firms, while also serving as outside general counsel to the Bank of America Community Development Bank. She came out of retirement to help set up a multi billion dollar private foundation and served as their first General Counsel and Secretary. 

When not volunteering for organizations focused on women’s rights, racial, social and educational justice, or environmental groups, Suzanne can be found hiking Mt. Tam, playing golf (badly), or getting dirty in the garden.

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