Susan Shier – President and CEO
Highly motivated and driven entrepreneur with experience in HR, Sales, IT and startups. Passionate about processes and procedures that are the foundation of running and building a successful business. Experienced with all Microsoft applications as well as many developer tools, database applications, email marketing programs and social media.
Strong relationship building skills and the ability to get along with a wide variety of personalities are the key building blocks to my success.
Exceptional interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal with a strong ability to effectively multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Professional and energetic work attitude. Skilled in developing and implementing processes and procedures for maximum efficiency and cost savings. Ability to manage a staff and ensure goals and priorities are accomplished on time and within budget.
When Sue isn’t working (that’s not very often!) she enjoys cooking and reading.
Dee Poet – Administrative Team Leader
Dee is a business professional with more than 15 years of experience in building customer relations, accounting practices, and customer service. She is accomplished in the area of policy creation and implementation, having worked with all levels of management to improve the workplace. Her experience includes working in both government and private sector jobs, and she has a great appreciation for making businesses run smoothly and efficiently. She is a graduate of Marist College where she took advantage of their Organizational Leadership and Communications program.
Dee moved to Dutchess County in 2006, calling the Town of Poughkeepsie her home. She is very active in her community where she has volunteered for organizations such as Big Brother/Big Sister, Children’s Media Project and WEDC. Her passion for giving to her community has her reaching out to help whenever she can so that her community thrives.
When Dee isn’t working she likes to spend her free time exploring the Hudson Valley and all the trails that offer exceptional views of the area. She also likes to read, spend time with family and friends and she is an avid crafter. Her creativity in crafting is often brought into the workplace where she is able to look at projects objectively.