Susan handles Beacon’s human resource needs and assists with other finance and administrative responsibilities. She joined Beacon with over 15 years of non-profit experience, with a focus on credit and housing counseling as well as financial literacy. She holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy and urban studies from Hamline University. Susan is a proud and long-time resident of St. Paul, where she lives with her husband and two teenagers. In her free time she enjoys long walks on the river boulevard, music and reading.