is an Associate Publisher with Abingdon Press in Nashville. Her areas of work at Abingdon include inspirational books, church-wide initiatives and media-based study. Before entering the world of publishing, Susan led marketing research at a consulting firm working with clients as far-ranging as Dollar General and Bridgestone and HCA. She received her MBA at The Owen Graduate School of Management but finds her time growing up as a preacher’s kid to be one of the most important parts of her education. She is a native of Louisiana and now makes her home in Nashville, TN.