Susan is a seasoned financial professional whose experience spans accounting, treasury operations and small-business management. Her accomplishments range from co-founding, building and selling a successful business to teaching and helping to launch graduate accounting programs for the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.
Susan's most recent professional experience prior to launching Supporting Strategies | Sarasota, FL, in 2018 was serving as an Admissions Interviewer for the online MBA program at the Kenan-Flagler School of Business at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Prior to that, she worked in financial administration at Indiana University Bloomington, first as a Cash Analyst and later as a Treasury Operations Manager.
Susan was also Co-owner and Controller of Cadence Research Systems, a software development and consulting business that she co-founded. There, she handled all operations, accounting and office management for over a decade. Cisco Systems acquired the company in 2012.
Susan has a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Business with honors in Accounting from Indiana University Bloomington. She has regularly engaged in charitable activities, such as preparing free tax returns for clients through the IRS's Volunteers in Tax Assistance program.