Susan G. Keenan Welcomed as Vice President of Marketing and Membership for Civic Association

susan_keenan-headshot-web w=300Palm Beach Civic Association Chairman and CEO Bob Wright is pleased to announce that Susan G. Keenan will join the Civic Association as Vice President of Marketing and Membership beginning September 3, 2013.

CEO Bob Wright said of Ms. Keenan’s hiring, “We are fortunate to have Susan join our team; she has been an intricate part of this community for many years and will bring a wealth of marketing experience to the Civic Association.”

Ms. Keenan is the Senior Vice President and Director of Marketing at Sabadell Bank & Trust.  She is responsible for marketing, public relations, media, events and community relations and also serves as a member of the Sabadell Americas Marketing Committee.

She has over 20 years of marketing and media experience. Before joining Sabadell, she was senior vice president for a private wealth management firm with six offices across the state of Florida. Prior to this, Ms. Keenan was a reporter, producer and news anchorwoman for top-market television stations across the United States.

Ms. Keenan serves as a director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Regional Board of Governors, the Town of Palm Beach United Way, the Fellowship for Christians and Jews, and the Massachusetts General Hospital Leadership Council for Psychiatry.  She is the founding co-chair of the National Committee for the Performing Arts at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and a member of The Order of St. John.

Ms. Keenan has served in leadership roles for the Children’s Home Society, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Mary Rubloff YWCA Harmony House, Pat Reeves Village for Homeless Families with Children, Center for Family Services, American Red Cross, South Florida Science Museum, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, H.O.W., the Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundation, and the Palm Beach Day Academy.  She received the Woman of Distinction award from Palm Beach Atlantic University and the Association of Fundraising Professionals Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year award.

Originally from Evanston, Illinois, Ms. Keenan attended UCLA and received her Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum laude, in organizational management from Palm Beach Atlantic University, where she was awarded the Leadership Award.  She earned a Master degree in business administration with a concentration in marketing from American Intercontinental University.

“I’m very excited about my new role at the Civic Association.” says Ms. Keenan who will lead the group’s marketing and membership efforts.  “I have lived in Palm Beach for twenty years and have always respected and admired the outstanding work the Palm Beach Civic Association has done to protect and improve our community.  I am honored to be a part of this excellent organization.”

Susan G. Keenan
Vice President of Marketing and Membership
Palm Beach Civic Association

For Media Contacts:  R. Michael Brown
Communications Director
Palm Beach Civic Association