Susan has over 30 years of experience successfully designing and executing creative, awe-inspiring events in multiple settings. She has a genuine gift of capturing each client’s imagination to create inspiring experiences for the host and guests. As a former Miss Indiana USA winner, Susan started her career in events by utilizing her passion for the pageant industry as the Independent Producer of the Miss Indiana USA and Miss Indiana Teen USA Pageants for the Miss Universe organization for over eight years. Most recently, she led strategic events for Purdue University Northwest. During these sixteen years, she was responsible for hundreds of high-quality events such as large-scale fundraising events, conferences, corporate dinners, commencements, and intimate gatherings at the Chancellor’s home. Susan has also been instrumental in designing beautiful weddings in many venues tailored to the bride and groom’s unique vision. Susan is an "Accredited Event Designer," issued from the Institute of Wedding and Event Design, the top wedding and event design school in the USA. During her free time she enjoys, family, working out and gardening.