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Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications

Susan W. Rushford is Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications. 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.

First job: Production Assistant for PBS station with the benefit of driving around Mikhail Baryshnikov (tough job!)

Favorite DC Landmark: The Billy Goat Trail

Last book you read: Born to Run (Springsteen bio)

Favorite food: A good lobster roll

If I were to retire tomorrow, I would….Ski every non sub-zero day one season. And write a children’s book.

City to travel to on a whim: San Francisco