Susan Elliott-Bocassi served as vice president - general merchandise manager at Bluestem Brands from January 2017 to April 2020. She served as divisional merchandise manager, senior product manager and product manager at KingSize, one of the Full Beauty Brands, from August 2005 to December 2016 where she oversaw merchandising. Susan currently serves as chairman of the advisory board for Brighter Children, which funds schools in Kenya, Honduras, Colombia and India. She began her career at Warner Bros. and has held various planning and merchandising roles at Casual Male, J.Jill and Federated Merchandising Group. Susan holds an MBA from the University of Rhode Island and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Massachusetts. She resides in Greenwich, Conn. with her wife and two children.