Marketing and PR Executive
Mayor, City of Sedona, AZ (Former)
Susan combines 10 years of teaching with 15 years of business experience in corporations, start-ups and entrepreneurial ventures. This broad background allows Susan to share her insights into both the theory and practice of business.
Susan’s experience includes sales, marketing, product development and project management, and she has been an executive level manager. She is an award-winning publishing consultant, having produced over 20 best sellers on computer technology. After her publishing career, Susan started Solomon Communications to train business people on writing, presenting, leading, managing, coaching, negotiating, resolving conflict and other skills. During this time, she also taught these subjects in university schools of business, such as San Francisco State, Western New England and Hartford Universities. Finally, she had a successful political career as Mayor of Sedona, Arizona.
Susan has a BA in English magna cum laude Phi Beta Kappa from Wells College. She earned a Masters and PhD in English from The University of Birmingham, England. She is CELTA certified by Cambridge University to teach English to speakers of other languages. In addition Susan is a Certified Professional Co-active Coach and has coached numerous American business executives.
Susan has lived in 4 countries and visited over 25. She speaks Italian and reads about Renaissance.