Susan Marki is the owner of Marki Financial Services, LLC, an investment advisor that helps families and small businesses reach their financial goals. She is also a part-time Assistant Professor, teaching entrepreneurship at the Art Center College of Design. Prior to this, she worked in investment banking in both New York and London. She graduated with a degree in economics from Dartmouth College. Susan grew up in New York state with parents who were deeply committed to supporting their community. Now that her three children are grown, she wants to build stronger connections with her own community and help foster the educational opportunities she was lucky to have. Susan lives in La Canada with her husband Fred. She loves to cook, garden, play tennis and read.