Susan Sher

Susan Sher, Michelle Obama’s former chief of staff, is a long-time friend of the Obamas and widely regarded as a solid strategic thinker. Originally hired as the President’s associate counsel, Sher was part of President Obama’s health care reform team before transitioning to the East Wing. There, she proved herself an integral player in the White House, from overseeing the First Lady’s health care and anti-obesity agenda to coordinating with the West Wing on Michelle Obama’s role in elections. [+]