Sueli is based in San Francisco and provides support to RPA’s advisory team, helping execute donors’ philanthropic strategies, manage grantmaking initiatives and awards programs, and coordinate events.
Before joining RPA, Sueli’s experience in grantmaking included internships at Bloomberg L.P. on the corporate philanthropy team and with the Prospect Hill Foundation, a small family foundation. Sueli currently serves on the Steering Committee for the SF Bay Area chapter of Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy, on the Membership Engagement Committee of Northern California Grantmakers and as a peer review facilitator for the Foundation Center’s Proposal Writing Bootcamp.
Sueli received her degree from Vassar College and lived in New York City until 2015, when she joined RPA in her native Bay Area. She’s hooked on the Sunday crossword.