Meet the Founder
Meet the Founder, Speaker, and Author Behind Backbone Institute
From the time she was a little girl inspired by JFK’s leadership challenge—the famous “Ask not” speech—Susan has been a student and practitioner of leadership and personal and professional effectiveness.
Susan’s corporate and consulting experience includes work with the following organizations:
- Best Buy
- GE Healthcare
- New York City Leadership Academy
- Boys & Girls Clubs of America
- Many others
She has been welcomed as a guest lecturer at higher education institutions:
- Several University of Wisconsin campuses
- Marquette University
- Alverno College
- The University of Michigan Ross School of Business
- The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
Today, Susan spends her time as author, sought-after public speaker and Founder of Backbone Institute, LLC, whose mission is to create a stronger, more confident, future one person at a time. Through personal experience and hands-on work with executives from diverse industries at all levels, Susan has had the privilege of helping thousands of people do the difficult and exhilarating work of growth.