Sue McMurdy draws on more than three decades of experience and knowledge gained as a highly accomplished banking and technology executive to contribute to the Business Golf Academy. She has hands-on experience in the successful navigation of corporate life, after starting her career as a programmer trainee, and rising to President and CEO of a large IT services organization and from 2000-2012 serving as an Executive Officer and Chief Information Officer of a financial services corporation listed on the NYSE.
During the 30-plus years Sue spent with her organization, she helped develop a team of technology professionals, established corporate culture, policies and procedures, and led strategic technology and cross-functional business initiatives. As CIO, Sue oversaw IT systems, multiple data centers, network infrastructure, information security, vendor management, operations and facilities for more than 100 locations. She also facilitated strategic planning for the entire corporation, aligning technology with corporate strategy.
Sue played golf as a child and has competed at state and national levels as an amateur, qualifying for USGA Championships over a 40 year span. She held many leadership roles in golf, including President of the Pennsylvania State Women’s Golf Association and Chairman of the Executive Women’s Council for the 2010 US Women’s Open at Oakmont. Her passion for the game is evident in her desire to encourage women and juniors to take up the game and improve their skills.
Sue is currently an Executive Advisor for Endeavor Management a strategic advisory firm headquartered in Houston, Texas. She speaks and advises organizations on Information Technology Governance and the role of the Board of Directors. Sue was recognized as a Top Women in Business by the Pittsburgh Business Times in 2009 and CIO of the Year for Large Corporations, by the Pittsburgh Technology Council in 2011. She was inducted into the Indiana County Sports Hall of Fame in 2014 and was selected as 2015 Distinguished Alumni, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she also serves on the Foundation Board of Directors.