Susan Lacz is a Principal and Chief Executive Officer of Ridgewells. She joined the company in 1986 and purchased it with her business partners in 1997. Over the past 14 years, Susan has been instrumental in the expansion and growth of the company’s portfolio.
In December 2002, she and her partners formed Haute Catering by Ridgewells, formally Haute on the Hill by Ridgewells, a union company responsible for the U.S. House of Representatives catering services. Susan also played a key role in the launch of Purple Tie by Ridgewells in March 2008, formed to provide professional-staffing services to clients.
Susan currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Washington Board of Trade (GWBOT), EagleBank and Junior Achievement. She also serves as the President of the Board of Trustees for Imagination Stage and the Board of Visitors for Marymount University. She is an active member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO) and the Economic Club of Washington, DC.