Susannah Darrow is the Founder and Principal of Susannah Darrow Consulting. Susannah works to build greater awareness of the arts as a means to develop a more culturally engaged and forward thinking Atlanta.
Susannah currently serves as the District 2 Arts and Culture Advisor to Atlanta City Councilmember Amir Farokhi. Susannah served as the Co-Chair of the LEAD Atlanta Class of 2019. She was a member of LEAD Atlanta in 2016, and participated in the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Regional Leadership Institute (2106) and the Arts Leaders of Metro Atlanta. In 2014, Georgia Trend Magazine named her as one of 40 top leaders under age 40. In 2013, the Georgia Center for Nonprofits named her in their list of top 30 nonprofit leaders under age 30.
Susannah served as the Executive Director of ArtsATL, a nonprofit online publication based in Atlanta, Georgia that covers the city's arts and culture communities. She is also the founding Executive Director of BURNAWAY, a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to providing critical coverage and dialogue about arts in the Southeast.
Jenna Gould, Associate Consultant
Jenna Gould is an Associate Consultant with SDC and oversees grants management for SDC’s clients. Having worked in both the corporate and nonprofit sectors, Jenna is highly adaptable to her clients’ needs. She brings nine years of collective experience in project management, arts administration, and development to the SDC team. Prior to joining SDC, Jenna worked with organizations that include Atlanta Contemporary, Art Papers, Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, Midtown Alliance, and PennHouse Productions. Jenna was featured as a 2019 Leading Lady by C4 Atlanta. She received her B.A. from Davidson College.
Gin Nugent, Business Manager
Virginia’s specializes in taking care of business so creatives can thrive. 30 years in arts management span circus, opera, theatre, dance, spectacle, musicals and more. Companies include Pittsburgh Opera, History Theatre, Minnesota Dance Theatre & the Dance Institute, Jazz Institute of Chicago, Chicago Dramatists, The Actors Gymnasium and Synchronicity Theatre, Rival Entertainment, Q & A Events and Circus Arts Institute,
Virginia has served on numerous industry committees and is most proud of co-founding Enrich Evanston: an arts equity task force. She has reviewed grants for Minnesota State Arts Board, Minnesota Regional Arts Council and South Arts. led the working group that developed guidelines for the City of Evanston’s new grant program promoting equity in hiring leaders of color in arts organizations.
Keisha Green is a freelance grant writer based in Atlanta, GA. She has been working with nonprofit organizations for over ten years. In 2010, she developed and ran FutureShock Atlanta, a nonprofit youth dance company. She also worked for Louisiana State University as a grants coordinator, securing over $1 million dollars in funds for the School of Veterinary Medicine.