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Former Clarke Employee Wins ASHA Editor's Award

November 14, 2017—The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) honored former Clarke employee Frank Iglehart with the Editor's Award for the American Journal of Audiology.[More]

Honoring Trustees for their Service and Welcoming a New Addition to the Board

November 13, 2017—Clarke is honored to recognize Kevin Franck, PhD, Sara Grosvenor and Sharon McCarthy as they close out their terms with Clarke's Board of Trustees this fall. Kevin, the brother of a Clarke Alumna, joined the Board in 2011; Sara, Founder and President of The Alexander...[More]

Clarke Staff and Alumni Collaborate on Educational eBook

November 5, 2017—Thanks to the contributions from Clarke staff, Smith/Clarke alumni and Clarke Board Members, we are pleased to announce that the eBook Preparing to Teach, Committing to Learn: An Introduction to Educating Children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, is now available...[More]

The 38th Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss Draws Hundreds of Professionals, Parents and Teens

November 1, 2017—Clarke Mainstream Services’ 38th Annual Conference on Mainstreaming Students with Hearing Loss was a great success, drawing hundreds of attendees, sponsors and exhibitors from across the country. This year’s event was especially significant, as Clarke Schools for...[More]

May 14, 2012

Susan Lowe, Senior Financial Officer, Tapped as Chief Financial Officer for Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech

May 14, 2012—Bill Corwin, President of Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech, is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Lowe of Woburn, MA as Chief Financial Officer. Lowe is a seasoned executive who, for the past twenty years, has worked with an array of nonprofits in all areas of finance and operations.

Most recently, Lowe served as the Chief Financial Officer for Physicians for Human Rights, Inc., a Cambridge-based organization founded in 1986 to combat human rights violations internationally. She has also served as Chief Financial Officer at FSG Social Impact Advisors, an international nonprofit management strategy consulting firm, and as Chief Financial Officer for the Beverly School for the Deaf.

Lowe is an active member of the AIPCA, the Massachusetts Society of CPAs, and the CFO Roundtable. She holds a Master’s Degree in Accountancy from Bentley University, a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Political Science from Bucknell University, and a graduate certificate in Management and Administration from Harvard University.

“We are pleased to welcome Susan as part of our executive management team. Her extensive experience in nonprofit financial operations will greatly benefit Clarke as we continue to expand our services for children with hearing loss, their families and the professionals that serve them,” said Corwin.

"I am excited for the opportunity to join the team at Clarke Schools,” said Lowe. “I’m excited to apply my skills and experience in support of a great mission."

Lowe will oversee financial operations throughout Clarke’s five East Coast locations and will succeed Steven Balicki, who served as Clarke’s Business Manager and Treasurer for the past 28 years.