George Suttles is a Program Officer with The John A. Hartford Foundation. Before joining the Foundation, he was a Senior Philanthropic Relationship Manager in the Philanthropic Solutions division of U.S. Trust, where he served as a relationship manager for private family foundations, charitable trusts, and nonprofit organizations. He advised clients in grant-making mission and strategy, governance, and nonprofit best practices. He also managed several trusts where Bank of America, N.A. served as trustee and made grants in the areas of education, health care, medical research and social services.