Orchard Village New President & CEO: Susan Kaufman

Welcome Susan Kaufman!

The Orchard Village Board of Directors announced that Susan Kaufman has accepted the position as Orchard Village’s President & CEO. Susan will be joining Orchard Village on February 10, 2020.

Susan most recently worked for Bethesda Lutheran Communities as Vice President of Operations. There she oversaw daily operations in the areas of licensed group homes, intermediate care facilities for people with intellectual / developmental disabilities, community integrated day services, employment, independent and supported living, shared living, and respite in 13 states. Previously, Susan was employed at Clearbrook for over 25 years, with her last position as Vice President of Program Services. Susan has a Master of Arts in Teaching, Elementary and Special Education from Roosevelt University. She also has extensive expertise in the Intellectual / Developmental Disabilities field, as well as person-centered supports.

Susan is excited to join Orchard Village and is looking forward to enhancing the services already provided for the benefit of those we support, their families, and the staff.

The Board would like to thank Marlene Hodges, Orchard Village EVP & CFO, for serving as interim President & CEO during the transition.


Stephen E. Green
Chairman of the Board
Orchard Village