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Principal of Chartworth
Susan has over thirty years of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital experience. Her industry experience was acquired in companies spanning healthcare, insurance, reinsurance, direct marketing and technology. She has her Series 24, 62 and 63 from FINRA.
Susan serves on the Board of Directors of Delta Dental of Plan of New Hampshire, where she is on the Tri-State Finance and Governance committees of Northeast Delta Dental, and the Board of Associated Grocers of New England, where she serves on the Audit and Finance and By-Laws and Governance committees. She is on the board and serves as Secretary of the New Hampshire High Technology Council where she is also co-chair of the Entrepreneur Forum.
Before joining Chartworth, Susan was Vice President of Corporate Development at two subsidiaries of White Mountains Insurance Group, Folksamerica Reinsurance, a New York City reinsurance subsidiary, and One Beacon Insurance, a Boston, MA-based property and casualty insurance company. Susan also served as VP of Development at PC Connection in Merrimack, NH and prior to that she was VP of Development at Healthsource, Inc. of Hooksett, NH (now Cigna).
Susan's background includes ten years of venture capital experience, 7 of which was as General Partner of North Atlantic Venture Capital where she opened their Manchester NH office and 3 years with Grace Ventures, of Cupertino, CA. Susan started her business career at W.R. Grace & Co. in the New York City headquarters as a financial analyst.
Susan has an MBA from The Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College and a BA from Colby College. Susan Resides in Manchester with her husband, a custom furniture builder, who runs Woodski Inc. and also coaches cross country skiing at the Derryfield School. Susan enjoys cross country skiing, hiking, gardening, and her two cockapoos.
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