About Us

Chief Executive Officers


Susan Aplin

Susan has worked at WTCI since 2018. Her career has spanned retail, e-commerce, product development and design, supply chains, sustainability and entrepreneurship. A purpose-led and impact-driven CEO, Susan has held executive roles at large global brands and key management roles at start-ups. She founded a leading sustainable home goods brand that incorporated climate science, style and breakthrough innovation into its products and created the first climate index for home decor and furniture products.

Susan is an outspoken corporate leader and advocate for sustainability and the environment; diversity, equity and inclusion; and the advancement of women’s and human rights. She has been an inspirational leader throughout her career and believes leaders possess unique opportunities to leverage their professional platforms for growth and good.

She served on the United States Department of Treasury CEO Roundtable Commission during the Obama Administration and currently serves on the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service President’s Council.

She earned her bachelor's degree in business administration at Georgia State University.

Fun fact: Susan used to be a professional tennis player.

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