Suganthi Simon is the Vice President for the Mid-South Region at JPMorgan Chase Global Philanthropy. Prior to JPMorgan Chase, she was the Westside Senior Program Officer for The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation where she worked with residents and partners to leverage resources and programs that positively develop people and place in Atlanta’s Historic Westside Neighborhoods. Suganthi led the implementation of collaborative strategies in health, economic inclusion, workforce development, affordable housing, and civic empowerment and engagement. Suganthi has also worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in various roles during her 14-year career with a focus on environmental evaluation, green building, sustainable communities and development, and environmental justice. She has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from Wellesley College and received her master’s degree in Industrial Environmental Management from Yale University.