A Career in


Susan S. Platt is a government affairs expert with 30 years of success on the national, federal, state and local levels.

Susan has helped new emerging small businesses and international Fortune 500 companies with interests ranging from tax reform, high technology to agriculture and banking. She helps her clients to anticipate change and focus resources with winning results. Her work and contacts on Capitol Hill span the spectrum from District Office Outreach, Scheduler, to Chief of Staff to former Sen. Joe Biden.

A Record of Success


In Virginia, Platt managed former Sen. Chuck Robb’s winning gubernatorial campaign against Oliver North. For this, her colleagues nationally awarded her the “Pollie Award” for Campaign Manager of the Year. And in a recent campaign for Lt. Governor, Susan Platt captured the fourth highest vote total in any Democratic Primary for Lt. Governor in the history of the Commonwealth of Virginia despite merely a 4-month race and being outspent by 4 to 1. Susan combines her strength on the issues with her long-lasting relationships and gets the job done for her clients.

Highlights of


Emerge, Virginia

Founding Member — The only statewide organization dedicated to training Democratic women to run for public office.

Virgnia Tourism Authority

Board Member – Gubernatorial Appointment – July 2008 to June 2014

Bi-Partisan Election Process Improvement Commission – Fairfax County

Board Member – By Special Appointment – January 2013 to May 2013

The Farm Team

Founding Member — Grassroots Organization dedicated to electing Woman to elected office in Virginia.


Making elections stronger and more equitable.

NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia

Board Member

Scroll to Top