Susan Shaffer is a Vice President and Senior Credit Officer on Moody’s Higher Education and Not-for-Profit Team. She covers the ratings of a diverse portfolio of institutions, including Ivy League universities, large public university systems, regional public and small private institutions and nationally prominent not-for-profit organizations.
Prior to joining Moody’s, Susan served as Senior Vice President at New York State’s economic development agency, Empire State Development, where she oversaw economic incentive programs for New York State businesses and major educational and not-for profit institutions. Previously, she worked in admissions and marketing in the higher education sector at Tulane University and New York University as well as in recruitment at Ernst and Young Consulting. Susan holds a B.A. in Classics from Tulane University and an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business.