Who We Are

Social Impact Architects works with social changemakers to create transformative solutions to social issues. We provide consulting and learning experiences to the sector, providing the tools and expertise to accelerate and increase their community impact.

Our Team

Our result-oriented team is led by founder and managing director Suzanne Smith and supported by a gifted and diverse group of staff and contractors. We also regularly leverage outside talent as needed.

About Suzanne Smith

Suzanne Smith, founder of Social Impact Architects, has been reshaping the business of social change for more than two decades. As an educator, writer and blogger, TEDx speaker, and coach to social sector organizations, she pioneers meaningful and sustainable social solutions to create real, scalable impact. Suzanne holds an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Brandi Tanaka


Catherine Deeken

Executive Assistant &
Web Master

Amanda Keen Basler


Social Impact Architects became a Certified B Corporation in 2014 and was named one of the Best for the World in 2015, 2016 and 2017. To learn more about the company’s commitment to our employees, community, environment and our clients, please read our 2016/17 annual report and view our GIIRS Rating Report.