Sue Mitchell

Executive Career Consultant and Program Manager 

Sue Mitchell offers extensive experience in small business ownership and enterprise development consulting, business operations, human resource management and career counseling. Originally from New Zealand, Sue brings international experience to the Barrett Group in career and academic development as well as business practice.

Sue co-founded and grew a very successful horticultural business which became a market leader in specialized commercial cut flower production in New Zealand. In addition, Sue spent many years as a mentor and trainer in higher education where she developed and taught management programs to a broad range of students. As the Head of the School of Management, Sue promoted management courses offered within the college’s Faculty of Business and managed a diverse group of academic teaching staff.

Initially, Sue came to the United States to work with disadvantaged children as part of an international cultural teaching exchange and later was recruited as a consultant in the career management industry because of her diverse expertise and counseling talent. Sue has assisted many executives in transitioning careers and marketing their talents to top companies throughout the United States and overseas. Sue holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Master of Management (with an emphasis in sport).

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