Susy Ham Heldman ’76, Denver, Colorado, is the retired vice president and controller of the Schwab Charitable Fund. She had a 21-year career overseeing the financial, accounting and tax operations and the development of financial strategy for this national donor-advised fund. Prior to joining Schwab Charitable in 2000, Heldman worked in controller positions in the oil and gas industry in southern California and held leadership positions at major nonprofit organizations in the Bay Area.
Heldman holds a B.A. from Mount Holyoke and an MBA from Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. She has served on the boards of the Mount Holyoke Club of Northern California, her Mount Holyoke class of 1976, the Daraja Education Fund, and was a member of the Finance and Nominating Committees of the Alumnae Association of Mount Holyoke College and the board of the Calvary Presbyterian Foundation.
Alumnae Association Board term: Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair (2021–2024)