Suzanne Hens-Kaplan

Suzanne Hens-Kaplan

Position: CFO & Operations Director

“I enjoy seeing people delighting in art, whether it is students creating, instructors sharing, volunteers helping, gallery visitors observing, or shoppers browsing the GAC Shop or Craft Expo. It’s great to work for a place that is a happy place for many.”

 

Suzanne has been Chief Financial Officer & Operations Director since 2013. Prior to that, since 2003, she was Finance/Technology Manager and then Operations and Finance Director. She is responsible for all financial procedures and reporting and oversees the Center’s facilities and general day-to-day operations, as well as oversight of the Center’s IT functions. Hens-Kaplan holds an MBA from Sacred Heart University and a BA from the State University of New York at Albany. She has served as Business Manager at the Pine Brook (formerly Wightwood) School and has held a variety of accounting and technical support positions during her career. She lives in Madison with her husband, an overly affectionate rescue dog and an obnoxiously loud sun conure. Suzanne has enjoyed expanding her creativity by taking GAC classes in ceramics, stained glass, mosaics, and knitting.