Sue has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from California State University, Sacramento, and is certified in Technology Management from Steven's Institute of Technology in New Jersey.  Additionally, Sue is certified by HP in Change and Release Management, holds a diploma with distinction in Interior Design from the Design Institute in London and is a licensed California real estate broker.

She has 25 years of experience in IT, Finance, project management, and training. She worked on Enterprise Planning automation projects (ERP) for Hilton Hotels, American Honda Motors, Excite@home, Long's Drug Stores, and Verizon Wireless, and managed various IT projects in Europe. She moved on to found a language school and several brick-and-mortar American schools in Europe and served on accreditation committees worldwide. Sue also served as a member of accreditation committees in Europe. She now maintains homes in the Netherlands, Bulgaria, and California. Her children have experience attending schools and universities in all three countries.