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Board of Directors

Susie O'Brien Frimel

A Bay Area native, Susie attended Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton. She graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in history. She began her career working in new home sales for Summerhill Homes as a licensed California Real Estate Salesperson and transitioned to marketing. Susie became marketing director for O’Brien Homes and part of a talented team who designed, built, marketed, and sold homes throughout the Bay Area ranging from high density, infill housing to luxury single-family homes. Since 2015, her focus has been on custom home building on the Peninsula.

Susie has been actively involved as a community volunteer in multiple organizations including Life Moves, Young Men’s Service League, St. Francis of Assisi Youth Club, and Sacred Heart Schools Atherton. She is currently board president of The Child and Family Institute in Menlo Park.

Our Impact This Year

  • People Helped


  • People Safely Housed


  • Immigrants served by CILSS


  • Meals & Groceries Distributed


  • People Received Rent Subsidies


  • Children of Shelters
  • Twitter
  • Salesforce
  • Sangiacomo
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