Susan Rushford

SR. VP Communications – Publisher

Susan W. Rushford is senior vice president of marketing and communications at The Council and Publisher of Leader's Edge. She's been in the advertising and marketing industry on both the agency and client side for more than 25 years, working at agencies including Siquis, Ltd, Rosenthal Partners and EMM Creative, Inc. She launched her career at Britches of Georgetowne, a men's and women's high-end, specialty retailer that grew to over 120 stores across the U.S. Rushford holds a dual bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism and political science from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.