“Susan stepped into an interim role leading marketing and communications for Children’s Minnesota during a time of significant change and she immediately provided leadership and stability not only for the many initiatives underway, but for a 25-person team. Susan is decisive, analytical and a quick learner. She was an active participant in Children’s executive leadership group and an effective counselor to leaders on many issues. Susan had a positive impact and I would recommend her for a challenging communications role. — Jennifer Olson, SVP and Chief Operating Officer, Children’s Minnesota

“Susan was a great help to me in terms of media relations and speechwriting, and I valued and trusted her counsel. She understands the importance of stakeholder engagement to reputation and business success, and helped Cargill define and communicate its commitment to food security and operating responsibly.” — Greg Page, retired chairman and chief executive officer, Cargill

“Susan is an exceptional communications management executive. Susan’s background includes extensive experience in senior leadership posts where she has served as a trusted advisor and strategist to CEOs and their teams. Her understanding of business and culture — across multiple categories including retail, technology and manufacturing — is complemented with a unique ability to ‘see around the corner’; plan and resource appropriately; and, execute effectively. Susan is a great communicator. One of the best executive corporate comms people around!” — Tim Morin, executive vice president, marketing, LogicStream Health

“Susan and I worked together during her tenure at Sleep Number. What impressed me the most about her was the depth and breadth of her public relations and corporate communications experience. No matter the question or scenario I posed to her – whether a day-to-day issue or full-on crisis – she always had a strategy at the ready. Her style is unflappable, her instincts are well honed, her counsel is top-notch and her results speak for themselves. Susan is the person you want in your corner when there are business opportunities to explore or business challenges to solve. And best of all, she’s someone you truly enjoy working with.” — Kellie Due Weiland, former senior manager, employer brand and social recruiting, Sleep Number

“Susan Eich is among the most talented public relations pros I have worked with. She is smart, strategic and one of the best writers in all of Corporate America. She was key to advancing Cargill’s reputation as a Change the World company.” — Mike Fernandez, Senior vice president of public affairs and chief communications officer, Enbridge, and former vice president, corporate affairs, Cargill

“Susan is an asset to any team in need of strategic communications, proactive media relations, brand or reputation-management. I worked closely with Susan for nearly six years at Cargill helping the company advance an agenda for corporate responsibility and sustainability across multiple businesses and geographies. Susan is a valuable team player. Her skills are versatile to meet any communications challenge at-hand. She is an effective communicator at all levels, articulate and creative, she does her homework well and knows how to attract others to support communications that reach stakeholders and deliver results for the business.” — Mark Murphy, executive director at ConservationCorps of Minnesota and Iowa