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Susan Davenport - AZRE Magazine November/December 2011

After Hours: Susan Davenport

After Hours: Susan Davenport

Knowing more about the people we work with is the fun side of the business. It helps start conversations and strengthens business relationships. To nominate a colleague, request an After Hours form from Peter Madrid, peter.madrid@azbigmedia.com.

Susan Davenport

  • Project Director, Alternative Energy and Federal Markets Kitchell
  • Born in Lakewood, Colo.
  • Attended Univ. of Kansas, bachelor’s degree in biology
  • With Kitchell for eight years in its Phoenix office


To identify and develop new business opportunities and manage client relationships in the alternative energy and federal markets.


Sports Teams: Kansas Jayhawks, Kansas City Chiefs, San Francisco Giants, San Jose Sharks, Boston Celtics, Team Radio Shack and New Zealand All Blacks.

Activities: Riding my road bike, hiking, writing, and hanging out in, on or around water.

Destinations: Favorites include Croatia, Greece, Italy, New Zealand and Australia.


In three years I’ve raised nearly $65,000 for the Lance Armstrong Foundation and American Cancer Society on behalf of cancer fighters everywhere.

What would people be surprised to know about you?

I’m a three-time cancer survivor.


Received: If you don’t make your clients feel like No. 1, somebody else will. Don’t give them the opportunity to try.

To Share: Treat every day like it’s your first day of work. There’s a reason that you were drawn to his business. Don’t lose sight of it.