Sue Ann is an advisor in Manning Fulton’s Government Relations Practice, joining the firm in January 2024. She represents the interests of clients before the North Carolina General Assembly and various state agencies. She serves a range of clients that include Fortune 500 companies, national trade associations, non-profits, and small businesses. Sue Ann brings an expertise in health policy relationships throughout state government.
Sue Ann began her advocacy career while still completing her undergraduate studies by interning for the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, the association for the 36 private, nonprofit institutions of higher education in the State.
After completing her internship, Sue Ann lobbied for the North Carolina Medical Society, the professional association representing 10,000 physicians and physician assistants. She was ultimately promoted to lead the organization’s advocacy efforts in 2020.
Most recently, Sue Ann served as the Vice President of Strategy and Government Relations for Trillium Health Resources, a Local Management Entity/Managed Care Organization (LME/MCO) that manages mental health, substance use, and intellectual/developmental disabilities in eastern North Carolina.
Sue Ann is a recent graduate of Campbell University’s Doctor of Health Sciences program. Her concentration area in this program was health administration and her research focused on mental health. In 2018, Sue Ann completed East Carolina University’s Master of Public Administration program with a Public Policy concentration. She received her undergraduate degree in English and Communication Studies with a minor in Marketing from Campbell University. Sue Ann also served as the Student Government Association President at Campbell University.
Sue Ann and her husband, Brian, live in Durham.
*Mrs. Swift is not a licensed attorney, and she does not provide legal advice.