Sue S. Bettman


Brunswick Group


Alliant Credit Union
Northwestern University Library Board of Governors
Board of Regents, Mercy Home for Boys and Girls


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Sue has over 20 years’ experience advising companies and their boards of directors on their most critical risks and opportunities, including, corporate crisis, transformations, litigation, reputation management, employee engagement, and acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs, and other transactions to support and evolve the capital structure.

Prior to Brunswick, she served as Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel of LSC Communications, then a publicly traded provider of digital and print communications and logistics services.  Sue led a firm-wide, multi-year cost and revenue improvement project in addition to her responsibility for the human resources, marketing and communications, government affairs, insurance, legal, compliance, and environmental, health and safety functions.

Prior to LSC, Sue served as General Counsel of RR Donnelley, Huron Consulting Group, and True North Communications. She started her career and became a partner at Kirkland & Ellis where she developed expertise in a broad range of complex transactions, including, public and private securities offerings, negotiated acquisitions and divestitures, and debt financings.

Sue graduated from Northwestern University (Phi Beta Kappa) with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and earned her J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law (Magna Cum Laude). Sue is a member of The Chicago Network and the Economic Club of Chicago. She serves on the Board of Regents of Mercy Home for Boys and Girls and on the Board of Trustees of the Northwestern University Library.


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