Susan was born and raised in Queens, NY, and moved to Sanford, NC in 1999 after marrying her husband, Gus Gomez. She earned her degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and enjoyed her 15-year career in Human Resources, working for American Moulding & Millwork, Tyson Foods, Caterpillar, and Noble Oil before becoming the Business Manager at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church. In July 2022, Susan became the Chamber of Commerce Director at the Sanford Area Growth Alliance. She appreciates her small town and the quality of life it provided for her and Gus to raise their two daughters, Julianne and Jocelyn.
St. Stephen Catholic Church