Next Steps.... 

If you or your company would like to engage with the BW Leadership Institute, there are several ways to start the conversation with them. Our first stop would be to connect with Susan Conrad.

Susan Conrad is a Partner, Director of Outreach

Susan firmly believes consistent performance and ongoing value creation begin with people-centric leadership, particularly in today’s knowledge economy.  She has successfully applied this approach throughout her career, from professional services, finance, real estate and community-based organizations. Corporate and non-profit leaders alike turn to Susan to navigate change, improve performance and develop future leaders. Susan draws upon 30 years of experience in visioning, strategy implementation, operations, succession planning, culture transformation, acquisitions and corporate finance.  Susan earned her BSBA-Finance from the University of Missouri-Columbia, MBA from Washington University’s Olin School of Business and SPHR designation from the HR Certification Institute.

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On Fire by John O'leary

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