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Private Ocean’s COO, Susan Dickson, was recently recognized by San Francisco Business Times as a Most Influential Woman in Business in the Bay Area.

The 2019 Most Influential Women in Business publication celebrates well over 100 women business leaders in real estate, law, tech, finance, health care and many other industries. These women work in diverse fields, but all share a passion for what they do. They are leaders in their organizations and their communities.

Susan is the organizational backbone of Private Ocean. As COO, she’s responsible for business finance and administration–including risk, human resource and facilities management, along with financial projections and budgets. As a member of the leadership team, she contributes to strategic planning for business and employee development. She also helps create and implement processes that streamline Private Ocean’s business operations.

In addition to her role at Private Ocean, Susan is an adjunct professor in the Barowsky School of Business and Leadership at the Dominican University of California. She is also past president of Junior League Napa-Sonoma and presently a member of the Financial Women’s Association of San Francisco and the American Association of University Women (AAUW). She currently serves as president of the Women, Leadership & Philanthropy Council (WLPC) at Dominican University of California.

All the honorees were recognized during the Influential Women in Business awards ceremony at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square on Thursday, May 30.