Sue G. Schneider

Chief Executive Officer of Spartanburg Water System

Sue Schneider joined Spartanburg Water in 1998 as the Assistant General Manager, and was promoted to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in 2007. Sue has more than 30 years in the environmental remediation, public utilities and environmental management fields. Prior to coming to Spartanburg Water, Sue worked for Westinghouse Electric at Department of Energy sites in New York and Ohio where she was responsible for site-wide environmental compliance duties at a number of mixed waste facilities.

As the Past Chair of the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce, she distinguished herself as the first woman to lead that organization. In addition, she is currently an executive board member of Ten at the Top and the Urban League of the Upstate, and serves on the board of the South Carolina Associations of United Way and the Rotary Club of Spartanburg.

Sue received her Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from The Ohio State University, a Master of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Business Administration from Wake Forest University.