Ms Susan Fitzgerald
Senior Vice President, Global Higher Education and Not for Profit Ratings, Moody's Investors Service, USA

Susan Fitzgerald is an Associate Managing Director in Moody’s Public Finance Group and leads Moody’s Global Higher Education and Not-for-Profit Ratings Team. The team consists of 30 analysts and is responsible for ratings on close to 800 colleges, universities, and not-for-profit institutions worldwide.

Susan originally joined Moody’s in 1994 and rejoined in 2013. From 2010-2013, Susan managed the financial advisory practice at a leading boutique investment banking and advisory firm where she worked with some of the largest and most complex universities in the United States, as well as in Canada.

Susan holds a Master’s degree in International Studies (European Studies and Economics) from The Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies. Her A.B. degree in Diplomacy and World Affairs, with a minor in Economics, is from Occidental College, Los Angeles.