Core Consulting Partner

Virginia Beach, VA

Susan Craft is a passionate and engaging facilitator who strives to empower individuals to reach their full potential.  Individuals continue to reach out to Susan for help in their career development and personal growth years after they have completed their program. 

Susan has extensive experience and expertise in the following areas: Leadership Development, Employee Relations, Recruiting & Retention, Compensation & Benefits, EEO & Diversity, Health & Safety, Downsizing/ Rightsizing, Organizational Development, Training & Development, Career Development, Executive Coaching, 360º Assessment, International HR, and Corporate Social Responsibility. In addition, she has served as a Subject Matter Expert for the SHRM Learning System.


Susan Craft, Founder & CEO of Consulting by Design of Princess Anne, has been a Strategic Business Partner with leading firms in the United States and abroad for over 25 years. She holds a Master of Science in Human Resource Administration from Troy State University. Susan is certified as a SHRM-SCP from Society for Human Resource Management. In addition, she holds the certifications SPHR, Senior Professional in Human Resource and GPHR, Global Professional in Human Resource from Human Resources Certification Institute.


She is a Core Consulting Partner and Certified Trainer for over five years in Connected Leadership, Leader P.O.V., Connected Communications, and Connecting with Executives with CODA Partners.


Susan is the Past Chair of the Eggleston Board of Directors, Past State Council Director for Virginia SHRM State Council, Past President for Hampton Roads Society for Human Resource Management and continues to serve on various boards and committees throughout the state. She regularly presents at conferences, seminars, and workshops.   Susan teaches for Old Dominion University’s Strome College of Business and School for Continuing Education.