Alumnus of the Month

Susan M. Cooper

Susan M. Cooper


June 2011

The American College is pleased to recognize Susan Cooper as the June 2011 Alumnae of the Month.

Susan M. Cooper CLU®, ChFC®, CAP® is managing partner of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance in the NYC agency.

Susan started her career at The Equitable (now AXA Advisors, LLC) as an agent after graduating from Keene State College in 1984 with a B.S. Degree in Education.

Susan later became District Manager, ranking in the top three in her class each year and was awarded the District Leadership Award.  In 1992 and 1993, her District finished 6th and 3rd consecutively nationwide and was awarded the National Builders Trophy in those years.

In 1994, Susan was promoted and appointed Agency Manager heading up AXA Advisors West Coast of Florida offices in Tampa and Sarasota. In 1997 and again in 1998, Susan was awarded the prestigious Gold Presidents Trophy for ranking as the #1 Agency in the entire country.

In 2000, Susan was promoted and appointed President of the Northeast Region.  She was awarded the #1 Platinum Chairman’s Trophy as the #1 Region in the country.  In 2002, Susan was appointed as Divisional Executive Vice President to the New York Metro Branch supervising over 400 Financial Advisors and staff.  In 2009 and 2010 consecutively, The NYC Agency has been awarded the Prestigious Presidents Award.In 2011, Susan earned her CAP designation (Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy) from the American College. Susan earned her Chartered Financial Consultant designation (ChFC) in 1987 and Chartered Life Underwriter designation (CLU) in 1986. Today, Susan proudly serves as a member of The American College Board of Trustees.  She is member of GAMA International, qualifiying for GAMA’s Master Agency and  International Management Awards each year since 2004 and a Qualifying and Life Member of the Million Dollar Round Table since 1985.

For her dedication to The College and the industry, we are proud to give the honor of Alumnae of the Month for June to Susan M. Cooper CLU®, ChFC®, CAP®.