Susan Mayer is the Senior Partner and Leadership Coach for Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Student Achievement Initiatives, a partnership between MDC, Completion by Design (CBD) and Achieving the Dream. In this role, she co-led the College’s planning phase of CBD, and currently supports the College’s Implementation Teams to redesign academic pathways, integrate academic and support services, and build a culture of continuous innovation and improvement. Mayer has 30+ years experience in management consulting, operations, finance, mergers & acquisitions, venture capital and private equity investing in a wide range of industries and companies. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Boston University and a MBA from the Harvard Business School.