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Suzan McDaniel

Principal, Chief Human Resources Officer

    At a Glance

    • Joined Edward Jones in 2020
    • Enterprise Leadership Team Member
    • Named an Edward Jones principal in 2020

    Suzan McDaniel is Edward Jones' Chief Human Resources Officer, where she guides the firm’s people, capability and culture strategies and leads all aspects of the human resources agenda. Suzan serves on the Enterprise Leadership Team, which is responsible for providing advice and counsel to the managing partner in helping the firm grow its impact and create value for clients, colleagues and communities today and in the future.

    Suzan joined Edward Jones as principal and head of Human Resources Talent in March 2020 and took on responsibility for the Human Resources division in July 2021. She was named Chief Human Resources Officer in September 2022. Previously, Suzan spent more than eight years as a vice president in Human Resources and Business Transformation at BHP in Melbourne, Australia.

    Suzan has 20-plus years of experience leading complex change and organizational transformation through building leadership and organizational capability and embedding talent management, culture and human capital strategies in global companies, including Hewlett-Packard, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Ford Motor Company. She was also a consultant at Hogan Assessment Systems in Tulsa, Okla.

    Suzan earned doctorate and master’s degrees in industrial/organizational psychology and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Tulsa.

    Suzan currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Gateway Regional YMCA in St. Louis. While in Australia, Suzan was a member of the board of directors for Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak, where she also chaired the Risk and Compliance Committee. She lives in St. Louis with her husband, Edward, and their daughters.

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