Susan, a New York native, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Marietta College with a double major in Public Relations and Broadcast Management.
During her time on campus, she was active in the media department, was a member Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority, served with the Student Body Executive Board and worked as an RA in the freshman dorms.
After graduating she moved back to New York City and began a 30-year retail career with Tiffany & Co, Jaeger International and Apple Computer, where she was hired to help launch their new retail division. She led store openings and development throughout the Pacific Northwest and West Coast. As an Apple Market Leader, was responsible for one of the largest markets in the USA.
In 2013, she and her husband, launched a new creative company, Integrated, where she worked with event leadership, HR strategies and branding.
They currently live in downtown Seattle, Washington, are Seahawks fans and travel as time allows. She is an amateur photographer, cookbook writer and a volunteer with the Seattle Junior League & Symphony.