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Susan J. Ganz

Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond since 2015

Susan J. “Suzy” Ganz is CEO of Lion Brothers Company Inc. in Owings Mills, Maryland. The company, founded in Baltimore in 1899, is a world leader in the manufacturing and distribution of embroidered and appliquéd emblems.

Ganz took the helm of Lion Brothers in the late 1980s after the death of her father. She has been inducted into Maryland’s Circle of Excellence and recognized as one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women three times by the Baltimore Business Journal. In addition to guiding Lion Brothers, Ganz serves as chair of the Richmond Fed’s Baltimore Branch Board of Directors, vice chair of the Regional Manufacturing Institute Board of Directors and the Board of Directors of Applica Inc. She serves on the Towson University Board of Visitors and is a former chair of the Advisory Board of Towson University School of Business and Economics. Ganz is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and the Committee of 200.

She received her MBA in finance and multinational management from the Wharton School. Prior to joining Lion Brothers, she worked as an international equities trader of U.S. and foreign securities and as a bond specialist with Merrill Lynch.

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