GreenPath Financial Wellness Welcomes Susan Murphy as Chief People Officer
- July 31, 2020
- By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich: GreenPath Financial Wellness, a national nonprofit that provides financial counseling and debt management services, welcomes Susan Murphy as Chief People Officer. In the role, Susan will build on GreenPath’s strong culture of empathy, compassion, meaning and impact, fostering an inclusive culture that connects people to be their whole selves at work.
Susan most recently served as Vice President of Human Resources, Organizational Development and Governance at United Way for Southeastern Michigan where she led initiatives to create an engaging workplace, steward effective governance, and support a productive board to enable the organization to advance its mission. She brings a strong foundation in both human centered design which puts people at the center of organizational initiatives, and a commitment to inclusion and diversity as evidenced from her leadership in these areas. During more than 17 years with the organization, Susan held a series of increasingly responsible positions in the areas of community impact, fund development, operations, and corporate governance, and served as a Global Resident Fellow with United Way Worldwide.
Prior to joining United Way, Susan held roles in human service organizations in the areas of youth development, vocational training and rehabilitation, employment coaching, and senior services.
Susan earned her master’s degree in administration from Central Michigan University and holds certifications through the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and International Coach Federation (ICF). She is passionate about helping others develop, grow, lead more successfully, and ultimately increase their personal and professional satisfaction.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Susan to GreenPath. She’s a proven leader ready to help us work as a team with integrity and execute on our vision to improve the financial resilience of our clients,” said Kristen Holt, president and CEO, GreenPath Financial Wellness. “As a member of the Executive leadership team, Susan will play an active role in strengthening our commitment to diversity and inclusion and enhancing employee engagement and culture.”
“I’m truly inspired by GreenPath‘s passion to empower people on their journey to financial health, especially during this time of crisis and uncertainty,” commented Susan Murphy. “Financial wellness is a key factor in people’s ability to weather financial challenges, and their freedom to pursue their dreams. It’s an honor to be a part of this important mission.”
About GreenPath Financial Wellness
GreenPath Financial Wellness is a national nonprofit organization that provides financial counseling, education and products to empower people to lead financially healthy lives. Working directly with individuals and through partnerships since 1961, GreenPath has assisted millions of people with debt and credit management, homeownership education and foreclosure prevention. Headquartered in Michigan, GreenPath, along with its affiliates, has more than 50 locations across the United States. GreenPath is a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA).