Susan (Jania) Foley is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Diamond Envelope Corporation. As CEO, Susan is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the company by working with the board of directors, the family advisory board and executive management team to establish long-range goals, strategies, processes and policies. She is dedicated to achieving high results and returns on investment in new innovations within the industry.
Susan has previous experience as a Human Resources & Supply Chain Director, Customer Service Manager, Account Executive and Manufacturing Logistics Manager. She has a passion for working with clients and suppliers directly, teaching them more about the products offered by Diamond Envelope Corporation in order to further improve the overall business.
Inspired by the Pathways to Prosperity study, Susan is actively involved in raising awareness for viable long-term careers in manufacturing to the local community. She believes in reaching out to local high schools and community colleges, giving career-ready students the opportunity to succeed at work, while encouraging further education that will help improve their skills on the job.
Susan took a short break from Diamond Envelope in 2007, serving at the Procter & Gamble Augusta, Georgia Dry Laundry plant during a customer service logistics internship. While there, she accelerated in supply chain projects leading to cost savings for the entire plant.
Susan was honored as a 2013 Influential Women in Business by the Daily Herald – Business Ledger and 2015 STEP Award Emerging Leaders – Women in Manufacturing by the Manufacturing Institute (apart of NAM).
Susan holds a MBA degree from the University of Notre Dame and a BS degree in Supply Chain & Information Systems from The Pennsylvania State University. She is active in a number of industry and community organizations, including the Chicago Family Business Council, Fab Fems & STEM Role Models and The Penn State Dance MaraTHON. Susan is married and with her husband, rescued a Labrador Retriever-Coonhound dog, named Kona.