professional services

Dr. Susan Hanson, HBTS founder, has more than 30 years of experience in interpretive, master and strategic planning, collections management, project planning, archives management, public program planning and research. She founded HBTS in 2001 to provide consulting services to history museums, historic sites and cultural institutions. Extensive professional experience includes her role as the director and assistant director of living history farm museums in both Texas and Virginia; her involvement with the Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums since 1983 and serving as President of the organization from 1999-2001; as well as the authorship of numerous scholarly publications.