Susan Parker is a Managing Director in the Houston Office of Engle, Lindsley & Regan.
Susan is a Managing Director at ELR Legal Search where she consults with attorneys at all levels in a broad range of practice areas.
In prior years, Susan served a Legal and Executive Search Consultant for two leading firms, The Alexander Group and Major, Lindsey & Africa, where she specialized in placing lateral partners, partner groups, counsels, senior associates, and professional staff, in a broad array of practice areas at top law firms and global corporations. A member of the Professional Development Consortium and PDC D&I Committee member, Susan is passionate about the successful integration of lateral partners and associates and is committed to driving success for both law firm clients and candidates.
Before joining ELR, Susan led recruitment, professional development, and D&I initiatives at Dell Technologies, where she delivered talent, culture, DEI, and performance strategies in both English and Spanish in over twenty-five countries.
Previously, Susan led business development efforts and served as a Senior Consultant for a leading, New York-based Diversity & Inclusion consultancy, Jennifer Brown Consulting, and served as the Director of Job Training & Placement for Women Helping Women, a nationally recognized, award-winning 501(3)(c).
Susan is the author of Walking in the Deep End and speaks on well-being and mental health issues, remote work and the connection between culture, talent, and performance.
She studied History at the University of Seville, Spain and obtained her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She holds a certificate in Design Thinking from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.).