Susan Specker is the human resources generalist for Administration at American Progress. Specker previously consulted and managed senior human resources clients in large, multinational organizations with CEB in Arlington, Virginia. Prior to that, she worked in sales for various startup companies.

Specker earned her bachelor’s degree in public policy with a minor in environmental science and policy and management from Duke University in 2011. She grew up in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, where she earned a spot on her high school’s hall of fame for excellent academic and extracurricular achievements.