Susan Coene is Co-Owner and President of Group C Media. Ms. Coene has been with Group C Media, Inc. since July 1985. Ms. Coene’s responsibilities include all day-to-day publishing operations for Facility Executive magazine and web site as well as sales and content for ContinuityInsights.com and the Continuity Insights Management Conference. She also oversees Turf magazine and website. Ms. Coene started at Group C Media as Regional Sales Manager for Business Facilities. While selling for Business Facilities, she launched what is now Facility Executive as a supplement to Business Facilities. She subsequently left Business Facilities to spin off Facility Executive as a separate publication in 1988. She became the founding publisher of the magazine in 1990 and has been the Publisher since 1994.
Prior to joining Group C Media, Ms. Coene was Marketing and Promotions Manager for the Automotive Publications division of The Hearst Corporation in New York City and also worked in various editorial and marketing positions at Thomson Publishing Company. She earned her BA degree from Wheaton College in Norton, MA in 1981. Ms. Coene is a member of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and SIIA Media.
Ms. Coene is a voracious reader and a slow runner. She is married with one son, Christopher, and resides in New Jersey.