Susan works to champion outstanding corporate governance to drive long term corporate value and enhance investor confidence, and she is a frequent writer and speaker on topics of importance to corporate directors. She joined KPMG after 25 years in the consumer products industry as in-house legal counsel. In roles including Chief Governance Officer and Deputy General Counsel/Secretary to the Board Committees at The Hershey Company, she worked to protect value and enable the global growth of some of the world’s best-loved brands. Susan has served as a director on numerous nonprofit boards, from an educational tech start-up to the national Council of Better Business Bureaus. Susan received her law degree from Columbia University, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and an Editor of the Columbia Law Review, and her bachelor’s degree from Sarah Lawrence College.