– Chief Operating Officer
Sue Meirs serves as Chief Operating Officer and oversees the National Organization on Disability’s suite of professional services, ensuring delivery of best-in-class disability employment products and services with high impact and exceptional quality to NOD’s corporate clients.
Prior to joining NOD, Sue was a COO and salesperson at Barclays. Her team created Barclays’ first diversity related investment products, the Return on Disability ETN and the Women in Leadership ETN, translating corporate social responsibility into bottom-line results for investors. Sue was co-head of Reach, Barclays’ disability employee network group, and initiated its disability recruiting efforts. As a salesperson, Sue’s focus was providing bespoke investment solutions to institutional money managers.
Sue is a sought after expert on the intersection between diversity and inclusion and ROI. In addition to speaking engagements at leading financial and management conferences, like the Global Banking Alliance for Women (GBA), High Water Women Impact Investing Symposium, and the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management, Sue has provided commentary to major publications including Bloomberg, Money, and The Washington Post, among others.
Sue holds an ScB in Electrical Engineering from Brown University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.