Kiersten Suszko serves San Diego Zoo Global as a Grants Administration Supervisor in Global Partnerships. In this role, she supports Principal Investigators at the Institute in all aspects of grant management, from pre-award grant applications to post-award budgets, expenditure tracking, reconciliation, and close out.
Currently, Kiersten assists the divisions of Recovery Ecology, Community Engagement, Global Partnerships, and Disease Investigations. Kiersten works closely with San Diego Zoo Global’s Finance, Legal, and Development staff on grant compliance, reporting, and audit requirements.
Kiersten earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from San Diego State University and is certified in grant management at the Federal, pass-through, and recipient levels.