Suzanne Kunitz is the Executive Assistant to the President and CEO of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF). In this role, she handles the needs of the office and the President, and is the primary point of contact for the organization’s Board of Directors.
Prior to joining HSF, Suzanne worked at Centinela Capital Partners, a private equity asset management firm that focused on investing and managing nearly $1 billion in minority-owned funds. Before joining Centinela, Suzanne was a Program Coordinator at the Center for Corporate Innovation, a firm specializing in Executive Roundtables for CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. Prior to that, Ms. Kunitz worked many years at McKinsey & Company, one of the world’s premiere management consultancies, in various support capacities.
Mrs. Kunitz has lived with her husband and two daughters in Torrance, California, for the past 20 years. Her mother was born in Lima. Peru. Her parents married in 1957 and embarked on a worldwide adventure that lasted through the first 18 years of Suzanne’s life. Ms. Kunitz has lived in South America, West and East Africa, Asia, Europe, Central America, and finally came to roost in Los Angeles, California. She is fluent in English and Spanish, and studied French in high school. In her early years, she attended Santa Monica College and West Los Angeles College, and is hoping to complete her education, once she retires from full-time work.
I am so proud to be working for the CEO of an organization that directly helps thousands of young people and their families achieve their goals in life.