TMC is excited to welcome Chicago’s own Susan Sher as a keynote during TMC In Chi-Town's September 27th general session. Susan will sit down for a fireside chat alongside Jodi Hall, President at Nationwide Mortgage Bankers, Inc., to answer questions about her time in the White House as former Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama and White House associate counsel to President Barak Obama.
Susan's career accomplishments indicate her hard work and effectiveness starting in 1974 when she graduated cum laude from Loyola University Law School. Susan went to work for the Chicago firm of Mayer Brown, where she eventually became a partner and the First Female Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago. After her time with the city, Susan became Vice President for Legal and Governmental Affairs and General Counsel of the University of Chicago Medical Center where she worked for 10 years prior to moving to DC in 2008.
Since 2011, Susan Sher has held the position of Senior Adviser to the President of the University of Chicago, where she still serves as the University Liaison to the Obama Foundation.
She currently serves on a number of boards. She serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees at her Alma Mater, Loyola University Chicago and Presidential Appointment on the Board of the John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, where she chairs the Audit Committee and serves on the Executive Committee. She also sits on the Board of the Partnership for A Healthier America, where she chairs the Trusteeship Committee. Previously, she also served as chair of the University of Chicago Lab Schools and of The Chicago Network.
The TMC Network welcomes her perspective on local Chicago politics and applying her outlook on persevering leadership to the challenges of the mortgage industry today.