Susan Kirby

Adjunct Faculty

Phone: 260.399.7700, ext. 8300

Certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Society of Human Resource Management, Susan Kirby has over 30 years of experience with American Electric Power in corporate communications and human resources. A native of Kentucky, Susan and her family relocated to the Fort Wayne area 17 years ago. She and her husband, Neal, are parents of six children. Their youngest two daughters reside with them in Fort Wayne and are students at Concordia Lutheran High School.


  • Executive Master of Business Administration – University of Notre Dame
  • Bachelor of Arts – Bethel College
    • Human Resources Management and Organizational Management
  • The Ohio State University College of Business AEP Management Development Program
  • Human Resource Executive Program – University of Michigan, Ross School of Business
  • AEP Leadership in Changing Times Program

Areas of Expertise

  • Change management
  • Culture and diversity
  • Human resources strategy and planning
  • Labor and employee relations
  • Leadership and organizational development
  • Process improvement
  • Workforce planning and strategy