Susan Wesner, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Susan joined GFW Inc. in 2015 after working as senior manager for Baden, Gage & Schroeder, LLC for 15 years in the assurance (audit and accounting) division where she served clients in many industries. Susan developed extensive experience and was a leader for the firm in nonprofit and employee benefits audits. Susan has also held accounting positions at private and public companies in Fort Wayne.
She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University, where she majored in accounting, and is a licensed CPA.
Susan is originally from Fort Wayne and is active in the community. She currently serves on the board of directors as treasurer for the Embassy Theatre Foundation and Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana. She most recently joined the board of the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne and serves as the audit committee chair. She is also on the finance committee of GiveHear and a member of FEI (Financial Executives International). Past volunteer service includes Big Brothers Big Sisters, Fort Wayne Urban League, American Red Cross, and United Way of Allen County.
She has been a member of the Embassy Theatre Foundation’s board of directors since 2016, currently in her second term that will end in 2023. She is currently board treasurer, serving in that role since 2018.