Susan Ballard Hirsch Bio

Susan Ballard Hirsch has 30 years of experience in program development and project management; coordination and oversight of complex, multi-disciplinary projects; and process improvement and facilitation techniques. She has successfully managed multi-million dollar contracts requiring a broad range of coordinated services and execution of multiple, simultaneous assignments. Ms. Ballard Hirsch negotiates contractual issues; supervises and mentors team leaders and technical staff; is accountable for budgetary and invoicing requirements; initiates technology acquisition; and allocates sufficient resources for successful project completion. Under her direction, project teams have won numerous design awards, Excellent and Very Good ACASS ratings, and letters of commendation. Ms. Ballard Hirsch is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, American Society of Industrial Security, American Planning Association, and Who’s Who in American Women.