Susan O. Warshaw, MSW ’79, is currently retired and volunteers her time to a variety of community organizations.  She serves on the boards of Laumeier Sculpture Park, Temple Emanuel, and Mercy Professional Services and is a member of the Brown School National Council.

Warshaw began her career as a therapist for the St. Louis County Juvenile Court. She went on to become a supervisor for a post-master’s training program in family therapy at Provident Counseling. She later founded her own private practice and taught an adjunct course in family therapy at the Brown School. In addition to her master’s degree in social work from the Brown School, Warshaw also earned her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a doctorate in Marital and Family Therapy and Development from Saint Louis University.

Susan is married to WashU alumnus Henry Warshaw, who holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration from the university and serves on the Board of Trustees. The couple provides scholarship support to both Olin and the Brown School, as well as to the Danforth Scholarship Fund.

Dr. Warshaw is a 2017 recipient of the Brown School Distinguished Volunteer Award. She joined the Alumni Board of Governors in 2016 and now serves as the executive vice chair. She will assume the role of chair in 2022 and currently serves as an ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees.