Susan Lavine is a native Washingtonian. She received her BA in Art History from Smith College and also studied at Yale University's Mellon Centre U.K. Now involved in historic preservation in the capital, she is restoring a house in Georgetown built in 1788 by a captain in the American Revolution who was a friend of President Washington and the Founding Fathers. The house also hosted foreign dignitaries during the Truman administration. She loves the history and significance of the properties which The National Trust for Historic Preservation strives to preserve.
Susan has extensive marketing and public relations experience, having worked at a Fortune 500 company, in the European community, and at the White House. She has worked for President Clinton, several Cabinet Secretaries, foundations, non-profits and with entrepreneurs.
A political appointee in the Clinton Administration, she was also White House Liaison for the Democratic National Committee. Working with the Curator and White House Ushers Office, Susan conducted private tours of the White House.
She will soon publish her first book, "So You Want to Work for The President."