Susie Lee

Susie Lee

Susie is the Chief Investment Officer at RSF Social Finance. As head of capital deployment, Susie enables RSF to support the steady growth of social enterprises using an integrated capital approach—that is, the coordinated use of debt, equity, grants, and non-financial resources to meet the needs of social entrepreneurs. She also oversees the organization's asset management strategy and execution, and stewards new product development. Susie has 20 years of cross-sector investment and entrepreneurial experience, anchored by over a decade in venture capital and private equity. She has invested from three commercial funds—totaling over $200 million in assets under management—and served on the boards of early- and growth-stage portfolio companies in clean energy, software, consumer packaged goods, and sustainable food. Moreover, Susie has managed more than $50 million in philanthropic funds; and she raised over $100 million in investment capital from institutions and individuals. Previously, Susie was a director at IGNIA Partners and principal of TBL Capital. Her experience also includes work at the Skoll Foundation, Stanford, Google, JP Morgan and serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA Entrepreneur Corps fellow at New Sector Alliance. In addition to her U.S.-based investing expertise, Susie has lived and worked in Latin America and has experience doing business in Africa, China, and India. Susie attended the MBA program at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and earned a bachelor's degree in history from Columbia University.
Areas of Expertise:
  • Integrated Capital
  • Investment Strategies
  • Financial Relationships