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Susan Ehrlich | Senior Advisor

Susan Ehrlich focuses on business strategy, regulatory compliance, enterprise risk management & corporate governance.


Susan was most recently CEO of Earnest, and is immersed in fintech—as CFO at Simple, a consultant at Lending Club and General Manager for Amazon’s consumer credit programs globally. Prior to Amazon, Susan served as President of Financial Services at H&R Block and at Sears Holdings. She began her career in financial services at Citibank and has had leadership roles in developing and delivering payment and credit solutions for Providian, Wamu, and JP Morgan Chase. She was recognized by “American Banker” magazine as one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance three years in a row. She has served as Chairman of the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) in Chicago, IL and as a member of the Consumer Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Boeing Employees Credit Union (BECU), the 3rd largest credit union in the U.S.


Susan holds a BA from Brown University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

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