President & CEO
Susan served as a Journeyman Missionary in Japan with the Southern Baptist Convention. During her time in Japan, she made a trip to Dumaguete City, Philippines, where she worked in the Habitat for Humanity Community alongside LCP. She learned that LCP’s US base was just a few minutes away from her hometown in Georgia. She became an LCW supporter and then an Advisory Council Member in 1991. She worked alongside all the LCW Founders and knew them personally, and she shares their passion and inspiration behind creating LCW and spreading it throughout the world. As an advisory council member, she and her husband, Rick, who also serves on the advisory council, have traveled to LCP twice. In her early career, Susan worked in various business capacities. She has a BA in Speech Communication from the University of Georgia and an MBA in International Business from Georgia State University. Susan has always had a passion for children and has worked as an educator for most of her career. She transitioned to teaching in 2007, and she earned Ed. S in Instructional Technology with School Library Media from the University of West Georgia that she uses in her current position as a Media Specialist at an elementary school. She has two children, Janae and Parker.