Vice President, Economic Development
As Vice President of Economic Development, Susan provides site selection assistance and market analysis for companies considering expansion or relocation opportunities in metro Tucson and Southern Arizona. Susan’s portfolio includes companies in the targeted sectors of mining and renewable energy technologies, bioscience, and healthcare.
Susan has more than fifteen years of experience in economic development in Arizona. Prior to joining Sun Corridor Inc. in 2017, Susan held positions as Vice President of Business Expansion for the Arizona Commerce Authority and Manager of Business Attraction and Expansion programs at the City of Phoenix. Susan has assisted companies that have created more than 15,000 jobs and more than $1 billion in capital investment in Arizona.
Susan earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from DePauw University and a Master of Public Administration Degree from Baruch College at the City University of New York. Susan is an alumna of the National Urban Fellows Program, a national non-profit and public sector leadership program.