Maybe you met us at the kickoff events, talked to us on the phone, emailed back and forth with us, or maybe you haven’t met us at all! Well, here’s the perfect chance to learn more about your #NTxGivingDay Team, their roles, passions, hobbies, and more. Today, we are introducing our fearless #NTxGivingDay Chief Officer- Susan Swan Smith!
Role with North Texas Giving Day: Team Lead/Grand Poobah
How long you have been at Communities Foundation of Texas/with North Texas Giving Day: Since December 2010 – 6+ years @ CFT; in charge of giving day since October 2011
What makes you excited about #NTxGivingDay: The energy and inventiveness of the nonprofits! Watching the ticker go up on Giving Day! This great team! Seeing Trustees in t-shirts and mardi gras beads
Your quintessential #NTxGivingDay moment: George Tang’s annual war room appearance in costume near midnight; the incredible feeling of great teamwork. Quintessential moment is when we all come together for the CFT staff photo.
Favorite North Texas activity/place: other than Sonic? NorthPark! And anyplace where there are good friends and good coffee
One area of your job that you’re passionate about: Making a difference in North Texas and beyond.
What do you do when not at work: sleep, run with my dog; listen to podcasts, hang out with my [adult] kids