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Susan Michel

Chief Executive Officer


Susan Michel is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Glen Eagle, a full-service Registered Investment Advisor and Broker-Dealer. Susan founded Glen Eagle in 2002.  Glen Eagle is a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise.

Today, under Susan’s principled guidance, Glen Eagle has grown to become a national financial services firm providing corporations, family offices, business owners, and multigenerational families with trusted stewardship and transparent access to their wealth.  Glen Eagle serves clients in 32 states and oversees over $4 billion dollars in assets. 

Susan’s business leadership has been recognized by numerous organizations, including, among others: the 2020 Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Star Award; the Brava Award by Smart CEO; the National Enterprising Woman of the Year Award; and the Enterprising Women Top 20 in 2020 Award.   She has also been named one of NJBIZ’s Best 50 Women in Business and one of the Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners of New Jersey.  Susan completed the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Boards That Lead Governance Program and the Tuck-WBENC Executive Program. 

Susan has a national presence as a speaker and writer.  She has spoken to a wide variety of audiences, including FINRA’s National Annual Conference, Financial Advisor’s Invest in Women Conference, and the Enterprising Women Conference.  Susan also hosts a national podcast, Women’s Wealth: The Middle Way®.  She has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, and Newsweek.

Susan currently serves as the Common Stock Director of CircleBlack, Inc., a financial technology firm that provides aggregation and reporting tools to broker-dealers and investment advisors.  Susan believes it is important to give back to others through service.  She currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of The Hun School of Princeton, as a Trustee on the Board of Saint Elizabeth University, and as a board member of the New Jersey Chapter of the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO). 

Susan's Interview on Discover A New Future

Susan's Interview as a Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs Finalist.

SmartCEO Interview