Jul 14, 2023 Employee Spotlight: Susan Van Tress
This month we are highlighting Susan Van Tress, our Chief Operations Officer. Susan has been with Leonard Rickey Investment Advisors for 23 years and works out of our Richland office. Get to know more about Susan below!
If you could pick any superpower, what would it be and why?
I would have the power to heal all of the pain in the world. I can’t think of a better feeling.
What would your perfect weekend look like?
A fun weekend with my family surrounded by cool crisp air, beautiful scenery, hiking trails and lots of good food!
What’s your favorite memory from working at the company?
I have been with LRIA for 23 years so I have A LOT of wonderful memories!! Quick conversations with Len that often turned into 3+ hours, our awesome work retreats, getting to know our team and seeing their beautiful families grow, so many wonderful conversations with our amazing clients and being a part of the growth of our company.
What’s your favorite board game?
Pictionary! I am not fabulous at drawing but I love all of the excitement, laughter and unabashed joy that the game brings out in people.
What’s the best concert you’ve ever been to?
Several years ago, my best friend and I traveled to Seattle and saw Prince in concert. It was pretty amazing!
What is something that you are proud of about yourself?
I never give up. I may pivot, by I never give up until all viable options have been exhausted.
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