Susan Preston named one of the 144 Elite Women in Insurance by Insurance Business Magazine (IBA)
Susan Preston has been at the forefront of insurance program innovation since 1993, when she founded Professional Program Insurance Brokerage; these days, she revels in designing new and unique programs for her business. In addition to being president of PPIB, Preston is the co-founder of a nonprofit association, the Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals, that sets standards for the permanent makeup industry. She has worked with states and other governing bodies to develop industry regulations and served as an advisor to the National Environmental Health Association. Preston also serves on the board of Village Hopecore, an organization that provides micro-loans, potable water and maternal health care to a village on the slopes of Mount Kenya in Africa. She was recently appointed to the board of the Luther Burbank Center, an eminent organization that brings talent and educational programs to the San Francisco Area's North Bay.
In her own words:
"I love to travel to see animals and unusual things. For instance, I just came back from trekking for chimps in Uganda and gorillas in Kenya. Right now I am on a quest to find some of the more hard-to-see animals in the world."