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June 2022 — Susan Larsen
Women Leading the Way: Developing NV's First Employee Resource Group

Susan Larsen

It began with a simple post on the company portal, an invitation to join a meeting, and soon after, an interview followed. Now Susan Larsen is off to the races alongside some amazing women to form National Vision's first Employee Resource Group dedicated to enhancing the lives of women.

Susan Larsen has enjoyed a 33-year career in the optical industry. She is ABO and NCLE certified, and has worked in both retail and laboratory settings. For the past 22 years, she has been with National Vision, Inc. Susan has worked in many roles, including store manager, multi-unit manager, and corporate trainer. She has worked in 17 states for the company and says that "no two days are ever the same!" Most recently, she was selected to co-lead National Vision's first Employee Resource Group, Women@NV. She has served her community through groups like Lions Club and LULAC, is a past president of a Lions Club chapter, and was on The Women's Board for the League of United Latin American Citizens. Susan has been married to Gregory for 16 years and they have two adorable dogs named Franklin and Truman. In her off time, Susan enjoys spending time with family and friends and cooking up big family meals.

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