Connect and learn about the attendees at the inaugural

Women and the Environment Conference!

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Suzi Schomer

VP, Montecito Bank & Trust

Santa Barbara


What key words best describe your hope for the future?

Sustainability,natural resources

Describe what are you working on in the field of climate change, environmental protection, environmental justice or social impact.

As the past president and a current board member of the Wildling Museum of Art & Nature, my personal mission is consistent with the mission of the Wildling: to inspire our community to enjoy, value and conserve wildlife and natural areas through art. The vision is to be an exceptional and innovative leader and to collaborate with others in fulfilling our mission. My professional life is focused on helping nonprofit organizations fulfill their missions through consultation on charitable investment management and planned giving to build endowments for sustainability of many environmental and social impact organizations.

How might other W&E conference attendees be able to support your work, goals or objectives?

Networking to facilitate collaboration among organizations with compatible missions.

What are you able and willing to contribute to other attendees at the conference to support their work, goals or objectives?

Extensive knowledge and experience in asset management and charitable giving strategies.

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