Susan Denk,


“Harmony in my home means lots of laughter, contentment, creativity, and love.”

Susan has over 35 years of diversified construction industry experience, both as the owner of White Crane and as an employee of one of the country’s largest general contracting and services companies. Susan moved to Minneapolis from San Antonio in 1998 and lives in the Browndale neighborhood with her partner and their four-legged friend Oso. She holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. from Miami University.
Community service is important to Susan. She is a past board chair of the YWCA. Minneapolis, and, in 2014, completed a $20 million capital campaign as a campaign co-chair. Susan is on the Board of Trustees and serves as the Board Chair of the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, whose vision is a world of equal opportunity where women and girls – and all people – hold the power to create and to live safe, prosperous lives.