Cheekwood exec to take helm at Minnie Pearl foundation

Susan Hosbach has been named executive director of the Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation.

Hosbach comes to the foundation from the Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art, where she spent three years as vice president of development and marketing. In all, she has 16 years of local nonprofit fund-raising and marketing experience.

Hosbach is a past president and board member of the Nashville chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and was named its Fundraising Executive of the Year in 2002. She also is the immediate past chair of the Williamson County Library Foundation and serves on the board of Franklin Tomorrow.