Susan D. Austin Appointed New CFO
Susan D. Austin is the new Chief Financial Officer at Grace Church School. Ms. Austin has been shadowing outgoing Chief Financial Officer Frank Kamenar since September.
Of her new role as CFO, Ms. Austin says, "I am excited to be a part of a community that values both traditional academic excellence and social diversity. Each is critically important to developing world class leaders of the future. Although my role is behind the scenes, it is important to me to be with a group of colleagues who share similar values and hopes for our future." Prior to joining Grace, Ms. Austin, who holds a B.A. from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business, was a Senior Managing Director at Brock Capital Group. She continues to serve on the boards of numerous companies, such as NextEra Energy Partners, Prudential's Insurance Funds, Broadcast Music, Inc. and Hubbard Radio, as well as not-for-profit institutions the MacDowell Colony and the Women's Forum of New York. Previous experience includes tenures at Goldman Sachs, Bear Stearns and Salomon Brothers.