Prior to her work at Navigate Forward, Sue’s experience includes career management consulting with Right Management Consultants, most recently in the role of VP and Senior Career Management Consultant. Sue’s career began with a solid foundation as an HR generalist and she furthered her knowledge with a Masters Degree in Human Resource Change Leadership from the University of St. Thomas — along with graduate certification in Organizational Learning and Development.
Sue Nelson is a career strategist who partners with individuals to thrive in the world of work. She has always been fascinated by human behavior and the intersection of psychology, the workplace and careers. Sue has leveraged this curiosity both in her personal life and professional career. In her role as a coach, she helps leaders find greater professional fulfillment and achieve their full potential.
Sue excels at leading individuals through a change and transition process and is particularly skilled at turning discovery into concrete tools and job search strategies. Her clients recognize her as a responsive partner with a great sense of humor; an energetic and intuitive person focused on results. Sue’s ability to establish quick rapport, see possibilities for people and combine planning with action, has helped executives realize their career goals.
Outside of work, Sue cherishes time spent with her family and friends. Whether logging miles walking with her husband, drinking coffee and wine over great conversation with friends or being kept up to date on all things sports and pop culture by her two high school sons, she loves keeping physically active and socially engaged.