Susan Remmer Ryzewic Ph.D.
President and CEO, EHR Investments, Inc.; Director, University of North Florida Foundation, Remmer Family Foundation, and Olympic Fibers, SA; Co-chair, WCD North Florida/South Georgia (United States)
Susan Remmer Ryzewic is a dynamic and recognized leader who serves on corporate, industry, and nonprofit Boards, with an accomplished business career of more than 25 years. She is an analytical, intuitive, and compassionate problem solver, with a broad range of strategic planning, project management, and investment expertise.
President and CEO of EHR Investments, Inc., Susan is responsible for the leadership and management of the investment and business operations for her family.
Susan, a member of WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation, serves on the Advisory Board, co-chairs the Northeast Florida/South Georgia Chapter and co-chairs the Family Business Council. Her current corporate Board positions include EHR Investments, Inc., and Cabot- Wellington, LLC, a single family office, which she chairs the Governance and Investment Oversight Committees. She previously served on the Boards of: Endless Pools, Inc., a manufacturer of swim in place pools; William Smith Enterprises, Inc., a precision machining company; and Olympic Fibers, SA, an industrial conglomerate located in Costa Rica.
Susan is Advisory Faculty Emeritus of the Institute for Private Investors, (IPI) an educational organization that she has been involved with since May 1992. In 2010, IPI awarded Susan the “Mark Morris Mentoring Award” and in 2012, Gleneagles, a multi-family office, named her “Family Office Executive of the Year.” She served as a client advisor on the Investment Committee of GenSpring Family Offices, formerly Asset Management Advisors, for over 20 years.
Susan is a former President of the University of North Florida Foundation (UNFF) Board. At the end of her term as President of the UNFF Board, Susan was awarded the “Presidential Medallion,” the highest award given to volunteers by the University. She continues to serve on the Executive Committee, the Investment Committee, and the Governance Committee.
Susan is a Director of The Remmer Family Foundation. In 2002, she co-founded the First Coast Girls Initiative, a coalition of organizations serving girls in Northeast Florida, and serves on the leadership team. As Chair of Voices for Florida Girls, she serves on the Board of Voices for Florida, a nonprofit social entrepreneurial enterprise established to promote social and economic progress for Florida’s children, families and communities. Her other nonprofit commitments include serving on the Investment Committee of The Community Foundation of Northeast Florida, Advisory Leadership Council to the Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center, and Wellesley College. Susan has received several awards for her volunteer leadership, including “Woman of Distinction” by the Girl Scouts, Gateway Council and “Woman of Vision” by Girls, Inc. Northeast Florida.
Susan holds a Ph.D. in Sociology of Education from the University of Chicago and a B.A. degree in Sociology from Wellesley College.