Susan Chambers is a recent addition to the Thaden School Board of Directors. She also serves on the boards of Berlin Packaging and Lead Bank, and as a trustee for the Kauffman Foundation and Kansas City Symphony. Susan previously served on the boards of USA Truck, William Jewell College, the Arkansas State Board of Education, Arvest Bank, and the Board of Visitors for the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Susan most recently served as the interim CEO of the Kauffman Foundation. Prior to that she was the Executive Vice President and CHRO for Walmart Stores, Inc. where she was responsible for compensation, recruiting, development, and retention initiatives for more than two million Walmart associates worldwide. Her career with Walmart spanned more than 16 years; she retired in 2015.
Susan holds a bachelor of science degree in Systems and Data Processing from William Jewell College.