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Susan M.H Sandlund

Professional Background

Educational Background

BA, Psychology, Marquette University
Ph.D., Industrial & Organizational Psychology, George Washington University

Scholarly Interests

Selected Publications

biographical information

Professional Background
Adjunct Associate Professor of Pychology and Education and Co-Founder, Veritas Partners, LLC
Educational Background
  • BA., Marquette University
  • Ph.D. George Washington University
Susan Sandlund is co-founder of  Veritas Partners and Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University.  Susan provides services related to managing large scale, strategic change to senior leaders in complex global businesses. For over 20 years, Dr. Sandlund has worked with CEOs and all other levels of management on planned organizational changes.
Susan's work includes:  clarifying governance and decision making, initiating and leading large-scale change to drive new business strategies, executive team effectiveness and coaching, organization design, executive assessment and development and CEO succession planning processes in consumer product, financial services, information technology, retail, and pharmaceuticals sectors. 
Prior to founding Veritas Partners, Susan was a Partner with Mercer Delta Consulting Group. Before joining Mercer Delta, Dr. Sandlund was a Senior Consultant with The Hay Group, leading organization change efforts for clients in the financial services, pharmaceuticals, and information technology sectors, with special emphasis in the areas of competency-based executive assessment and development.  Prior to this, Dr. Sandlund was a Research Consultant with Opinion Research Corporation, specializing in customer satisfaction measurement and employee survey processes. Dr. Sandlund holds a BA in psychology from Marquette University and a PhD in industrial/organizational psychology from the George Washington University.  She is a member of the American Psychological Association.
Most recent clients have included: Kimberly-Clark Corporation, AES, Brooks Brothers, United Airlines, The New York Times, Colgate Palmolive, AO Smith Corporation, Burger King Corporation, Unilever, Amerada Hess Corporation, Paxar, Bon Secours Health Care System, Schering-Plough, Lucent Technologies, Mass Mutual, Xerox, American Express, and The Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A.