Susan Bremer grew up in Michigan and attended the University of Michigan for college. She then got an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University. She currently lives in Morningside Heights with her husband, Fred and her two children. She is a former CPA who worked in the Treasurer’s Office at Merrill Lynch for many years. Her interest in her job was due to the Treasurer’s office serving as a “central bank.” One of her most important strengths, that she utilizes often at the SSB, is her ability to explain complex financial ideas in simple language.