President & Chief Operating Officer
Susan is the President and Chief Operating Officer of aio, a diverse family of companies, dedicated to living and promoting the unique values of Hawaii, its culture and its people. In addition, the aio Foundation is a nonprofit whose goal is to make Hawaii a better place, through programs that help young people become self-sustaining, community-minded individuals.
Prior to aio, Susan was part of the Verizon Hawaii leadership team and has also served as a strategic advisor for telecommunications companies in the Pacific.
Susan’s current board service includes the HPM Building Supply, U.S.-Japan Council, Blood Bank of Hawaii, Diamond Head Theatre, and Island Pacific Academy.
Born and raised in Honolulu, Susan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from the University of Hawaii.