Susan has worked in Food Service since the age of 13. She was the Director of Catering at the legendary Pump Room before becoming an original owner and 25 year partner of Food For Thought Enterprise, www.fftchicago.com. She helped to build the company from a small catering company to a food service industry specializing in upscale catering and café food service management. Susan is also an original member of Restorative Justice Evanston (RJE), www.restorativejusticeevanston.com. RJE is a non-profit organization in Evanston that works with youth and community on peaceful dialogue around harm caused, celebrations and conflicts. Susan is an Evanston resident, has been married to Tom Trieschmann for 26 years and has two children, Trevor and Anna, who are both graduates of ETHS. She is passionate about giving youth a second chance and helping them create a positive future for themselves and their families.