For the past 20 years, Suzanne has helped drive King Arthur Flour’s mission to maintain exemplary company practices, values, and culture by creating and developing benchmarks and guidelines for all of King Arthur Flour’s human resource functions. Her highly regarded leadership of the company’s people practices led to her selection as one of King Arthur Flour’s three co-CEO’s in 2014. After five years in the co-CEO role, she is thrilled to step away and begin her next important adventure for King Arthur Flour as the organization’s first VP of Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability, a role she assumed in December 2019. This newly created role is essential to fulfilling King Arthur Flour’s corporate mission and Suzanne has the perfect background to lead this important function, leveraging her skills to develop and drive King Arthur Flour’s programs to benefit society and support a more sustainable world.
With nearly three decades of experience in human resources management, Suzanne was integral in helping King Arthur Flour become a founding B (Beneficial) Corporation in 2004, a movement
redefining what it means to be successful in business. As a certified B Corp, King Arthur Flour adheres to higher standards of transparency, accountability, and performance to its stakeholders, community, and the environment. Since 2013, King Arthur Flour received recognition on B Lab’s Best for Workers list. And, King Arthur Flour has the distinction of being named a Best Places to Work in Vermont every year since 2006, since the award has been granted.
Prior to joining King Arthur Flour in 2000, Suzanne worked for 12 years at the world-renowned clothing company Patagonia Inc., serving in Director level positions in both human resources and retail management. Suzanne is a graduate of The University of Utah and is currently or has served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Delta Dental Plan of Vermont, Johnny’s Selected Seeds, the National Center for Employee Ownership and Finding Our Stride.
In 2018, Suzanne completed her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training and looks forward to spending time guiding people on their journey inward by learning more about themselves.