Susan has had a diverse leadership journey culminating with her work as a Program Leader and Executive Coach with MOR. Her passion is to share her knowledge and experience and help create the next generation of leaders at all levels of organizations. With a focus on neurological science, organizational psychology and cultural dynamics, she brings a rich background to her work with MOR. She has worked with multiple MOR clients including Cornell University, Michigan State University, Cal Berkeley, University of Minnesota, Clemson University and the University of Michigan.
Susan has earned a reputation for dynamic classroom facilitation and transformational coaching experiences. Her own leadership journey included a career within the Department of the Navy where she distinguished herself as a catalyst and change agent for both individual and organizational growth. Her background includes organizational psychology, project management, communication, conflict resolution, negotiation, presentation skills and organizational development. She brings a broad base of experience to MOR in both facilitation and coaching as well as hosting retreats for leadership development and personal growth.
Susan is the co-author of "Charting Your Course for Effective Communication" published in 2006, and is regular columnist for the North Carolina and Northern New York Business Journals. Susan holds a Masters Certificate in Project Management from The George Washington University, a Bachelors in English and Sociology from the University of the State of New York, and has completed extensive graduate work in organization psychology and leadership. She has received training from the Neuroscience Institute, and is certified in multiple personality inventories and assessments.
Responding to the MOR mantra of Stretch and Challenge, Susan has become deeply involved in philanthropy, sharing her expertise and enthusiasm with non profit organizations. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Hobblejog Foundation and is the founder of Sally's Closet, a non profit organization serving women in need.
"A leader is the one that steps forward in an effort to help" defines Susan's philosophy about leadership development and excellence. It isn't a job, it is a choice.