As Chief Talent Officer, Susan is dedicated to Kelton’s people, culture, and organizational strategy. Her core focus is bringing the best people into Kelton and ensuring they have what they need to do their jobs well. This includes creating opportunities and structures that enable talent to meet and exceed their goals, developing programs to sustain Kelton’s unique culture and taking care to preserve this as it grows, identifying and implementing strategies to improve how Kelton works, and tackling large-scale strategic initiatives and managing them from inception to execution. Susan wears numerous other hats outside of people strategy, including overseeing Kelton’s IT and other central resource management and leading the build-out of Kelton’s NYC and LA offices.
A native Californian who has spent time living on both coasts, Susan started her career in sales and marketing with CEB, Inc. in Washington, D.C. She has held various HR and Marketing roles with several leading global brands, including Red Bull and The Walt Disney Company. Susan received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Finance at The College of William and Mary in Virginia. In her spare time, Susan loves to travel, spend time with family, and tackle an ever-present interior design project.