Susie Schneider

Director, Business Development and Partnerships

As Director of Business Development and Partnerships, Susie works alongside the Clean Energy Trust team to articulate and evangelize the mission, importance, and impact of CET to its current community of supporters and to future stakeholders.
Susie’s diverse background includes everything from early-stage startup to Fortune 500 experience. She joins CET from Green Thumb Industries (GTI), one of the country’s fastest-growing medical cannabis companies, where she served as Vice President of Operations. Prior to GTI, Susie was the Chief of Staff at SoCore Energy, a subsidiary of Fortune 500 Edison International and one of the Midwest’s largest renewable energy companies.
Before SoCore, Susie managed Walgreens’ renewable energy and sustainability projects including solar energy, electric vehicle charging stations, geothermal energy, and net zero energy facilities.
Susie holds a BA in Communication from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an MA in Language Arts from National-Louis University. She currently serves on the Israel Cancer Research Fund’s Visions Board.