Susan is the Managing Principal of CLA's financial services practice and oversees and directs approximately 300 industry specialized professionals. Susan joined CLA in 2020 with more than 20 years of financial services experience. She began her career auditing financial institutions before moving into the financial services industry at small community banks and Fortune 500 companies. She has served in a variety of industry roles including controller, chief accounting officer and business unit CFO. Susan has been involved in multiple mergers and acquisitions of sizes ranging from $150 million to $500 billion with engagement at all stages of the process.