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S⁠t⁠a⁠t⁠emen⁠t⁠ Release: JMI Adds New Even⁠t⁠s and Log⁠i⁠s⁠t⁠⁠i⁠cs Manager

By: Logan Padgett / April 19, 2022

Logan Padgett


Press Releases

April 19, 2022


April 19, 2022


Logan Elizabeth Padgett

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – This week, The James Madison Institute added a new staff member to our team. Susan Hildebrand has been hired at the Events and Logistics Manager.

Susan Hildebrand serves as the Events and Logistics Manager for The James Madison Institute. She is responsible for the creation of event concepts and budgets, contract negotiations, and overall event planning and execution.

Susan is a native of Tallahassee and a proud graduate of Florida State University where she received a degree in Hospitality Management.

Susan’s event planning and organizational skills have been honed from her diverse work experience, which ranges from catering private and corporate events, owning and operating a photography business, and serving as Executive Office Liaison at another not-for-profit company.

Susan and her husband Andrew have three beautiful children, Van, Presley and Otto. In her spare (very spare) time, Susan enjoys painting, eating real mac and cheese, and listening to Motown. Susan and her family are members of Good Shepard Catholic Church where she also serves as a Nursery Supervisor.


The James Madison Institute is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to the ideals of limited government, economic freedom, federalism and individual liberty coupled with individual responsibility. The institute conducts research on such issues as criminal justice, healthcare, taxes and regulatory environments.