Scott Suckow is the executive director of the American Liver Foundation’s Pacific Coast Division. ALF’s mission is to facilitate, advocate and promote education, support and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease. ALF’s Pacific Coast Division serves communities in San Diego and Imperial counties and the state of Hawaii.
He has held leadership positions throughout the country, including San Diego, San Francisco, New York City and Minneapolis with some of the nation’s leading health organizations and non-profits. He served as a vice president with Mental Health Systems, a large California state-wide provider of behavioral health services and was the executive director of the International Bipolar Foundation.
Suckow has served on numerous national, state and local boards of directors. He was also the appointee on three county government level commissions, focused on HIV/AIDS, health and human services, and poverty. He was named one of San Diego Magazine’s “50 People to Watch,” and received an Outstanding Community Partner Award from Community Health Improvement Partners.