Susannah Chance, Vice President of Human Resources
Susannah Chance is Vice President of Human Resources of Work Opportunities Unlimited, Inc. and Leddy Group. She joined the company as a Resource Specialist in the Laconia Leddy Group office and was promoted to Regional Vice President of the Dover, NH Leddy Group market, before being promoted to her current position. As Vice President of Human Resources Susannah is responsible for overseeing the human resource function for both Leddy Group and Work Opportunities Unlimited, including legal compliance for the states the company operates in. She also leads and delivers the Company's management and supervisory training programs.
In addition to her responsibilities to the company, Susannah also provides consulting and training services to businesses and organizations throughout New England. While serving a wide variety of industries, ranging from banks to sales organizations to motorcycle dealerships to heavy industry; she also has served towns and municipalities. The breadth of her services include supervisory training, harassment training and investigations, compliance reviews, employee handbook preparation and updates, climate surveys, salary surveys, and assistance with the management of workers' compensation claims.
Susannah began her career during graduate school as the Program Coordinator of a small biotechnology firm that provided scientific training at locations throughout the United States and Europe. Upon moving to New England, she began her career with Work Opportunities Unlimited and Leddy Group.
She received her undergraduate degree in Marketing and her Masters in Business Administration from Iowa State University. Susannah has also earned Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification from the HR Certification Institute of the Society for Human Resource Management.
Susannah is currently the Vice Chair of the New Hampshire Business & Industry Association's Human Resources Committee and is a member of the NH Workers' Compensation Classification and Rating Appeals Board. Susannah is currently the President of the Board of Directors of the New Hampshire Humane Society.