About Susan Bloom
20-year veteran of the lighting and electrical products industry, Susan Bloom is currently the Principal of Susan Bloom Consulting, where she provides targeted corporate communications and marketing services with a specialty in the energy-efficient and green products arena as well as freelance writing services with a specialty in Health, Food, Human Interest, and Energy-related topics.
Previously the Director of Corporate Communications/PR for Philips Lighting, where she managed such high-profile projects as Philips’ sponsorship of the world-famous Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball, Susan has been published and/or quoted in a variety of publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and a broad range of trade magazines, and has appeared on such broadcast outlets as CNN Headline News, Fox News, Today in New York (NBC), NY1, News 12 New Jersey, and CBS Radio.
Susan is a regular contributor to New Jersey’s famed Asbury Park Press newspaper and its Gannett affiliates and writes for such other top-tier publications as USA Today, The Newark Star-Ledger, New Jersey Monthly Magazine, and Natural Awakenings. She is a frequent guest and/or fill-in host on Greater Media/WCTC Radio’s “New Jersey Today” talk show and has interviewed everyone from chefs and doctors to dignitaries and celebrities. In addition to her award-winning work within the consumer realm, she has brought her experience within the green marketplace and the field of demand-side management to executive committee posts with the National Lighting Bureau and several campaigns sponsored by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA).
Susan is a graduate of Cornell University and also holds a Masters of Business Administration in the Marketing concentration.