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Susan Salter Reynolds

Editorial Director

Susan Salter Reynolds was a columnist and staff writer for the Los Angeles Times for twenty-five years, writing about books, the arts, travel, food, and innovation. Her interviewing, profiling, marketing, and writing skills have been a fixture on the Harp and Company landscape since 2007. In addition to her role at Harp and Company, she teaches writing at Dartmouth College.

She received her BA in English from Middlebury College, and did graduate studies in economics and political science at the University of California, Davis. She spent six years in New York  City in the non-profit world as the publications director for the Natural Resources Defense Council, and at the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs, where she was publications director and editor of the quarterly journal, Ethics and International Affairs. After Carnegie, she was an assistant editor at The New York Review of Books.

Susan is co-author of the recently published book, “Building the Future: Big Teaming for Audacious Innovation” (Berrett-Koehler). Some of her current and recent clients include Dartmouth College, Harvard Business School, The Putney School, New England Culinary Institute, St. Mark’s School, the UCLA Medicinal Herb Garden, the Himalayan Cataract Project, and Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. She is the editor and primary features writer for the Saint Michael’s College alumni magazine, editor of the Champlain College alumni magazine, and an editor and features writer for the NYU Shanghai alumni magazine.

Susan has written extensive copy for the following clients’ websites: Simon Pearce, Vermont Law School, the Nature Conservancy Vermont Chapter’s Staying Connected Initiative, New England Culinary Institute, and Champlain College.