Susan Learman joined Cranbrook Educational Community as a Development Officer in September of 2011. Her work has included the establishment and continued oversight of a giving program for the Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research. Susan also serves as the Planned Giving Officer for the Community, and supports the fund-raising efforts of the Cranbrook House and Gardens Auxiliary. Prior to coming to Cranbrook, Susan was at an independent school working in development, foundation and community relations, and financial aid for fifteen years. Previous experience also includes alternative revenue generation at the university level. Susan holds an A.B. from the University of Michigan Honors College and a J.D. from Wayne State University Law School. Community involvement includes appointment to the State Bar of Michigan Law-Related Education and Public Outreach Committee.