Susan Sutherland was raised in northern Illinois and currently resides in the western suburbs of Chicago. She earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Agricultural Economics from the University of Illinois.

Susan is presently the Senior Director of Agricultural Products, CME Group. Her work interfaces with domestic and international hedgers and traders with respect to grain futures and options contracts.

As the guardian of three Pryor mustangs, Susan allows these horses to serve as Ambassadors for Wild Horses and Burros and The Cloud Foundation. She accompanies them to parades, trail rides, endurance, rides, and community events to educate the public about our wild horses. (Pictured: Susan and Arrow at a Colorado Parade, Summer 2010).