Susan Earley is a Data Management Professional currently at Sears Holdings serving as Director of Data Management. She has significant data architecture, data modeling, and design experience in Retail and Telecommunications. She wants to instigate conversations supporting Data Libraries instead of Data Lakes.
Susan has been a member of DAMA International for more than 12 years, as Treasurer of DAMA Chicago. She received the DAMA Community award in 2014 for her work on the DAMA DMBOK and DAMA Dictionary v2. She spent 4 years editing the DAMA DMBOK2. She also served on the DAMA International Board as VP of Finance in 2016 and put their finances into QuickBooks Online. She is an avid supporter of open and honest communication.
Additionally, she has served on multiple non-profit Boards, and is an elected Trustee and Treasurer of the Bensenville Community Public Library. Somehow, she always winds up as the Treasurer for any organization she serves in. She was also involved in the complete rewrite of all governing documents for the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., while on that Board.
She earned Certified Computing Professional (CCP), Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP), and Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP).
Additional information about Susan is available through her LinkedIn profile (Public Profile www.linkedin.com/in/susanearley/. She resides in Bensenville, Illinois, USA. Her twitter handle is @suzanherself