Bridges built with inspiration, innovation & synchronistic networking...

Established in January 2009, Lighted Bridge Communications is the creation of Susan Larison Danz, a talented writer, inspirational speaker and innovative professional with over 25 years organizational leadership, software development, communications, promotions, technical writing, editing, event facilitation, teaching and mentoring experience.

Susan Larison Danz

Through the enthusiastic expression of a wide range of talents, Susan has partnered with multiple leaders in creative, spiritual, educational, non-profit, volunteer and business settings.

A beyond-the-box researcher and the host of the The Frontier Beyond Fear internet radio program, Susan often shares motivational insights and interacts with other thought leaders on her popular bridgebldr Twitter page.

Described as a "talented and powerful" writer, Susan's heartfelt online forum posts have been surfaced multiple times in the past via reader popularity to the front page of the Oprah® web site. Susan regularly presents seminars at conferences and has multiple book projects under development.

Upcoming Books by Susan Larison Danz

With an educational background intentionally integrating science and humanities, Susan has an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois and a B.A. in Mathematics/Computer Science from the University of Colorado and is a Boettcher Foundation Scholar.

Nominated for Sherwood, Oregon Citizen of the Year in 2016, Susan is the publicist, elected secretary, main stage manager and co-producer of the non-profit Sherwood Robin Hood Festival, co-creating a summer regional event attracting 20,000 people each year and serving the community year-round. She also served as President of an elementary school Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) in the Midwest.



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From Clients & Colleagues...

"Her organizational skills helped us become a cohesive group, instead of merely a gathering of individuals."




"You are doing a fantastic job!! I've been looking for someone with your talents and skills."




"Susan...thanks for the fantastic work on our TV show treatment! You took a general outline and turned it into an exciting and well written pitch that I'm sure will land us on a network in no time!"




"Working with Susan is a dream. She's intuitive, daring, innovative and supportive."




"You're the best!"




"Susan, you are always quite the inspirationalist! Reading your emails makes me want to fly!"




"You are a wonderful angel."




"I want to thank you for one of the best interviews that I've ever had. I think you are just a very brilliant and insightful person. I'm not flattering you. I'm telling you the truth...I've done hundreds of these interviews, and this is certainly one of the best I've ever had...This one was a real conversation."




"Susan's generosity & enthusiasm to be unselfishly in service to Spirit has been an inspiration to me. Her professionalism & creative input has been vital to many of my projects."




"We want to thank you kindly for your diligence, your valuable time, your vision and your grace in organizing a wonderful sold out 2 day engagement."




"Susan's 'can do' attitude, her ability to effectively communicate technical and non-technical issues with all audiences, along with her creative abilities makes her one of the very best Software Engineers that I have had to pleasure to work with."




"As a former colleague, I perceive Susan Danz to be the most outstanding engineer I have had the opportunity to work with...She would be an invaluable contribution to any project."