Susan J. Neufeld Paul


Susan J. Neufeld Paul is responsible for leading BRIDGE’s evaluation activities to measure impact across the portfolio, of specific initiatives such as Potrero and Jordan Downs, and of resident programs. She also oversees more than 350 resident programs and services offered at BRIDGE properties, and the design of resident programming for future BRIDGE developments.

Prior to joining BRIDGE in 2012, Ms. Neufeld Paul served as Assistant Executive Director for the Hope Through Housing Foundation, the resident services company created by affordable developer National CORE. There, she oversaw 44 programs and more than 75 full- and part-time program staff in California, Texas, and Arkansas.

Earlier, Ms. Neufeld Paul served as the founding Executive Director for a startup nonprofit seeded by the Flintridge Foundation, where she managed a large collaboration of more than 25 public and private entities to strengthen programs for Pasadena youth. Ms. Neufeld Paul has over a dozen years of research and evaluation experience, including positions with CORAL Pasadena, SRI International, First 5 Los Angeles, Black Women for Wellness, and the UCLA Early Childhood Interventions Project. In addition, she has taught courses such as research methodology, statistics and child development at CSU Fullerton, San Bernardino and Los Angeles.

She holds a B.A. in Psychology from Bethel College and an M.A. in Applied Developmental Psychology from The Claremont Graduate University.