Susan is a Senior Director in Microsoft’s Real Estate & Security (RE&S) organization, responsible for directing the full life cycle of real estate activities for Microsoft’s international offices and lab portfolios - including strategy, planning, design, build and lease management, and operations. Her team focuses on enabling Microsoft culture through the environment and services provided, owning and improving the Microsoft experience for employees, customers, partners and visitors. They oversee 12M square feet, across 90+ countries with over 250 buildings.
Susan led the development of the Women in Real Estate and Security (WIRE+S) community, an initiative that helps create a globally connected and inclusive community and promotes, inspires and supports the success of women in the organization. She also led the development of the Real Estate and Facilities Intern program and is a volunteer for Microsoft’s GLEAM (LGBTQ) Finance organization. Prior to joining Microsoft in 1998, Susan worked in the general construction industry for nearly 12 years in various geographies across the United States. Susan has a Bachelor of Science in architectural engineering from the University of Kansas.