CEO
Vitalyst Health Foundation

Suzanne Pfister is the President and CEO of Vitalyst Health Foundation. It is a $120 million public foundation focused on Arizona health policy, technical assistance for non-profits and strength-based community engagement and systems change. She and her colleagues are working on a variety of projects, including support for the Cover AZ Coalition, which is focused on helping people obtain affordable health insurance, assistance to communities in Arizona to integrate health into public policies, and promoting healthy community innovations and collaborations. Suzanne has a Master’s Degree in Public and Environmental Affairs from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/Urban Studies from Occidental College. She currently serves on the board of directors for the Friends of Public Radio Arizona, the Arizona Grantmakers Forum, Greater Phoenix Leadership, the Arizona Town Hall, as well as Chairman of the Arizona Together for Impact Fund and the Maasai Education, Research and Conservation Institute, USA. She also is a member of Charter 100, the Arizona Bioscience Roadmap Steering Committee, the ULI Arizona Advisory Council, and co-chairs the Arizona Health Improvement Program Steering Committee. Her hobbies are travel and landscape photography.

Speaking at the Following:

Mar 29

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Using Data to Understand Local Housing Needs

8:00am – 9:30am

This panel will feature data resources from the ULI Terwilliger Center, RCLCO, Vitalyst Foundation, and others that can provide context to local housing challenges. From using data to understand housing needs and strengthen the nexus between health and housing, to illustrating the extent to which regions across the US are rising (or failing) to meet […]