Susan has been a Human Resources professional for over 20 years.  She received her professional certification in 2000 through SHRM and currently teaches the exam preparation course JMU.  She is active in the local Shenandoah Valley SHRM, HRVirginia state council, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Child Day Care Center.

Susan is a native of Philadelphia where she was the HR Manager for The Philadelphia Orchestra Association.  She moved to the Shenandoah Valley in 2003 after meeting her now-husband, Alan.  She has three grown children, one grandson, and another grandchild arriving in December, 2019.

When not at work, Susan enjoys vegetable and flower gardening, crocheting, and traveling to different countries; in fact, an upcoming trip to London and Paris is in her near future.

Fun Fact: Her nickname (since the 5th grade) is “Tigger.”