CEO - Transitioning Leaders
retired from a 31 year career with GE
on December 1st, 2010.
She was the Program Manager for GE Energy's Junior Officer Leadership Program (JOLP) and Global Commercial Leadership Program (CLP).
For the past 11 years, Susan
has been responsible for leading the Energy and Company-wide program development, strategy and execution for the recruiting, hiring, and transitioning of exiting military officer talent into GE JOLP (over 200 graduates) and company-wide direct hire positions (1000+).
In addition, for the past 6 years, Susan has been responsible for leading the GE Energy Global CLP program development and execution for over 150 CLP's from 32 countries.
Because of her intensive work in hiring and transitioning exiting military talent, Susan received a request from Elaine Chao, Secretary of Labor, to serve a two-year appointment (2007/2008) on the Department of Labor's Advisory Committee - Veteran's Employment, Training and Employer Outreach (ACVETEO).
Susan joined GE in 1979.
Over the past 31 years she
has worked in 5 GE businesses,
(Machinery Apparatus Operation, GE Plastics, GE Appliances, GE Corporate and GE Energy) in various program management leadership roles and functions (Sourcing, Engineering, Quality, Information Technology, Finance, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing).
Prior to joining GE, Susan was enlisted in the US Air Force and served 2 years on active duty as a Microwave Radio Relay Repairman.
While serving, Susan
was injured and received an honorable discharge as a Disabled Vietnam-era Veteran.
Prior to active duty in 1974, Susan obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Springfield College, Mass. After leaving the Military, under the Military's Vocational Rehabilitation Program, Susan obtained a Master's degree in Education - Guidance & Psychological Services from Springfield College.