As Director of Communications for Vision Maker Media, Susan serves as the liaison between producers, vendors and the organization. She manages the details of each marketing project, DVD authoring, and creative service—ensuring that deadlines, budgets and technical specifications are met while projects move from concept to completion. Susan graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a master's degree in journalism and business marketing.
She is a current member of the American Marketing Association, Lincoln, Nebraska, chapter. She has held leadership roles in the International Association of Business Communicators, Lincoln, Nebraska chapter. Prior to joining Vision Maker Media, Susan worked as a communication specialist team leader for the Nebraska Forest Service, was a secondary education teacher of journalism/publications and English for a public school system, was a communications and marketing director for a Nebraska-grown for-profit company, and worked in state government and non-profits in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Susan has experience in social media, website maintenance, media relations, marketing, public information, public relations and curriculum development. She is proficient in Creative Cloud InDesign and Photoshop and has created large publications for a variety of organizations. She also has expertise in education, agriculture, economic development, transportation and drug and alcohol testing.