Susan’s kindness, selflessness and philanthropic nature have inspired the entire Ingram Micro community, as well as Erie County as a whole. The Vice President for the Cisco Business Unit at Ingram Micro and the Ingram Micro Buffalo Campus Champion, Susan encouraged a volunteer program where employees can become involved in countless community organizations including Mikey’s Way at Roswell Park, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County and Summit Educational Resources. Susan is the type of person who will raise her hand first to volunteer for a new initiative, welcomes new charities with the utmost enthusiasm and overall, works to ensure others realize how fortunate they are and how many local organizations need their help.
Susan is known at Ingram Micro as a mentor to more individuals than one can count, inspiring them to not only do well in the business world, but to be a leader in promoting social responsibility. Empowered by her leadership, she has created a culture of giving at Ingram Micro that can be felt by all.
As a Board Member for United Way of Buffalo and Erie County, she has held the Campaign Co-Chair role for the annual Giving Campaign for the past 2 years, influencing others to support an organization that provides and creates opportunities for those who need it most in our community. She has led United Way kick offs at local universities, inspiring the next generation to become involved in an organization that helps over 100,000 people in need each year. She is consistently asked to speak at local organizations on the importance of giving back to our community, taking on each ask with passion and enthusiasm. Michael Weiner, President & CEO of the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County shared, “Susan O’Sullivan’s commitment as the United Way Campaign Co-Chair is invaluable. Her leadership fosters an environment of excitement, purpose and optimism that invigorates our team and encourages them to go the extra mile during campaign season. Her passion and belief in the United Way is undeniable and we are a better organization because of her dedication to our mission.”
Susan resides in the city of Buffalo with her husband, Bob, and two sons, David and Michael. In her free time, she enjoys reading, fitness training, and spending time with her family.