Susanne Hogan has more than 25 years of professional experience successfully managing all aspects of construction for large public sector projects. Hogan combines years of professional experience and relationship-building with a keen level of governmental insight to specialize in helming complex, technical projects, a market where utilizing those skills to assess and coordinate large-scale infrastructure investments is paramount. Hogan supports in excess of $2 billion dollar overall annual construction portfolio, providing capital program management controls to mitigate risk while minimizing waste through concise decision-making advice and tools.
Prior to founding dsi, Hogan served as Executive Director of the Illinois Corridor Transportation Management Association to address restrictions for the Chicago metropolitan area related to the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990. Chicago, a severe non-attainment zone, faced rigorous restrictions and exhaustive fines for business and industry without the rational approach and leadership provided by the TMA and Hogan.
Hogan also served as the Development Director for Packer Engineering in Naperville, Illinois. At Packer, Hogan initiated an institutional research program to help bolster expertise on mechanical and structural projects in the public sector. Hogan also developed a new project incentive structure for the firm, leading to double-digit annual growth gains for the firm. Earlier in her career, Hogan was employed by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Executive of the President during the Carter administration. As such, she supported the design and construction of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and siting of nuclear power plants and a high-level nuclear waste repository.
A White House Special Achievement Award recipient and 2001 Hispanic American Construction Industry Member of the Year, Hogan has also served as Adjunct Professor in the Economics Department of Lewis University.
Hogan received her Master of Management from Northwestern University and her Bachelor of Arts from Lewis University.