Susan graduated from Saint Xavier University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1997. She continued in the graduate program at Saint Xavier and obtained her MS in 2000. Susan became a board certified family nurse practitioner in August, 2000.
Susan received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Saint Francis in May, 2012.
Susan was born and raised on the Southwest side of Chicago, and currently resides on the Southeast side of Naperville with her three children.