In February of 1999, Susan joined the staff of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, where she currently holds the position of Director, Market Research, Planning and Evaluation. In this role, she oversees four areas: portfolio management; initiative lifecycle management process; cost effectiveness analysis and modeling; and cost effectiveness and energy savings reporting.
Prior to coming to NEEA, Susan spent over eight years in private sector, working in marketing and sales positions. Over seven of those years, was with Tetra Pak, Inc., a food processing and packaging company, where she held positions ranging from Northeast Regional Sales Manager to Director of Marketing.
Susan received her MBA from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York and a BS from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Susan was raised on a commercial fruit farm in Western New York. She enjoys many activities, including gardening, cooking, and spending time with family.