Susan Wheeler recently retired from SMUD where she was the Regional Workforce
Development Program Manager. In her role, Susan set the company’s direction for workforce
development efforts in the Sacramento Region, and helped residents in our community gain the
skills and confidence to obtain rewarding careers to provide economic mobility.

Susan worked in large multinational corporations (AT&T, Chevron and General Electric) as well
as start-up and public sector companies. She is currently an adjunct faculty member at
American River College where she teaches entrepreneurship courses.

Susan is passionate about the arts and has an eclectic collection in her home from her many
travels. She is currently on the Board of Juma, an organization that provides workplace skills for
former foster youth. Susan is also an Advisory Board member for the College of Engineering
and Computer Science at Sac State University.