Boyd, Susan

Susan Boyd

Susan Boyd is the Chief Executive Officer of Bellwether Housing, Seattle’s largest nonprofit provider of housing affordable to lower income people.  Susan has been committed to building equitable, diverse and vibrant communities through affordable housing throughout her career, which has spanned direct social service, policy analysis and law.  Prior to serving as CEO, Boyd served as Bellwether’s Director of Real Estate Development, leading housing development strategy and tripling the number of units the organization has in production.  Prior to coming to Bellwether, Boyd was a partner at the law firm Kantor Taylor Nelson Boyd & Evatt PC where she represented clients in all aspects of the development and financing of affordable housing and community facilities.

Susan currently serves on the Governor’s Affordable Housing Task Force, the Affordable Housing Committee of King County’s Growth Management Planning Council, and the Advisory Board of University of Washington’s Runstad Department of Real Estate in the College of the Built Environments