After many years in the corporate world, as CEO of a Wall Street securities firm, Susan turned to her first love - art. As an artist/designer, she has sold projects to international publications, made guest appearances on television, demonstrated at trade shows and earned a CPD from the CHA .
Susan has extensive experience in product development, package design, demonstration & trade shows. She specializes in custom assignments, high-end designs and home decor. Susan is a available for demonstrating and teaching and has extensive knowledge of both the craft and gift industries
In addition, she has designed two successful commercial lines. Susan conceived, developed and designed a personal care line. She also designed and managed the production of a complete line of fine jewelry, marketed to jewelry shops throughout the United States.
Susan has demonstrated and taught her art all around the country at various trade shows and studio classes. Her work has sold in several museum gift shops including the American Craft Museum and Museum of Natural History in New York City.
In 2000, Susan became a Certified Access Producer for Charter's Community TV. The internship provided the venue for TV shows such as "Kids Cooking For Kids" and "The Crafting Edge". She also perfected the skills for video production.
Her most recent venture, TheCraftingEdge.com, is an off-shoot of the TV show.
Susan appears in several editions of "Who's Who in American Women", "Who's Who in America" and "Who's Who in the World".