Listen, Learn, Laugh
Owner, E. Sue Huff & Associates, Inc. – Marketing and Management Consulting
Event Time: 11:30am – 1pm
Event Date: June 14, 2016
Event Place: Études de Ballet & Co
3285 Pine Ridge Rd, Naples, FL 34109
Sue is the owner of E. Sue Huff & Associates, Inc., a marketing and management consulting firm that targets small to mid-sized businesses and non-profits in Southwest Florida. As a business owner and entrepreneur for over 30 years, Sue is known for her creative ideas, enthusiasm, hard work and professionalism.
Sue’s career began in the newspaper industry and by the age of 30, she was the managing partner of a chain of commercial print shops in Cincinnati, Ohio. After building a successful operation and selling her partnership, she accepted a senior management position with the City of Cincinnati before venturing to Naples to start her consulting business.
Schooled in communications, marketing, graphics arts, broadcasting, photography and theatre, Sue has also produced an award-winning television show; trained staff in various business topics; been a guest columnist for local media; and has been a presenter/guest speaker for numerous business organizations both locally and out of state. Sue also performed in a theater company for 10 years; she hosted and produced an award winning TV show for the City of Cinncinnati; and has been a radio personality on several radio stations in Southwest Florida. Her last gig was that of Soozie Skye on Praise FM, 89.5. Sue volunteered every Friday afternoon for drive time for eight years, during that time she also hosted and produced a community show that focused on local non-profit organizations. She gave local charities and churches a voice on her weekly radio program.
Very involved in the community, Sue volunteers for various organizations; she supports Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, Friends of Foster Children Forever, Miracles in Action, PAWS Assistance Dogs and many other charities in the area. Sue serves on the PR Committee for the Naples Winter Wine Festival and has done so for the past 10 years.
Each year, for the past six years, Sue has organized and led a free marketing seminar for local non-profits during the summer. She gathers four to six speakers to teach on the year’s theme and she creates topics that teach and entertain her audience. There are always over 100 local non-profit representatives in attendance.
Sue is a speaker, trainer, mentor; she has donated her time to Hodges University, SCORE, FastTrac, Women’s Network of Collier County, Girls Going Places, FGCU, and the SBDC to name a few.
Sue is a Leadership Collier alumni and an Ambassador for the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Advisory Board for the Above Board Chamber and emcees the Collier monthly panel discussions on a regular basis. She’s chaired fundraisers/galas for the American Red Cross; United Arts Council and several others during her time in Naples.
Sue is very proud to be a Founding Member of the Woman of Initiative (Women’s Fund of the Collier County Community Foundation) and past Steering Committee member; and was one of the founders of the Junior Woman of Initiative mentoring program at the Collier County Boys and Girls Club. Sue chaired that program for eight years and still serves as a mentor.
Sue is also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and the Naples Press Club.
Woman of the Year Beta Sigma Phi
City of Cincinnati Inspirational Manager Award
Blue Chip Award for TV production and hosting of an informative and needed Government TV program – Cincinnati
From the American Red Cross: (past Board Member and volunteer)
Clara Barton Volunteer Leadership Award
Sue’s interests are charitable causes, public speaking and traveling – she’s visited 47 states and over 35 countries.