Susan earned a bachelor of arts from Jackson College (Tufts University – Medford, Massachusetts) and a J.D. from Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. She is an active and current supporter of the Phoenix Collegiate Academy and Barrett, The Honors College of ASU and supports the Desert Botanical Garden art acquisition committee. She serves on the First Place capital campaign cabinet, the Phoenix Art Museum board of directors and the Teach For America board of directors. Susan has also served as chair of Healing Hearts Animal Rescue and Refuge and as a board member of the Phoenix Symphony.
She and her husband Mark are also involved with the First Place Leadership Institute’s Mulzet Center for Expression/Communication.