Susan Atkinson currently serves as Chief of Communications for the Corporate Compliance Department for Capital One. She works out of the Richmond office.  Over her time at Capital One, Susan worked in both the Compliance and Legal Departments with a focus consumer lending. While in Compliance, she developed a Professional Development program for the Corporate Compliance Department and now serves as liaison with the Human Resources group for Talent Management in addition to her role with communications.   

Susan’s experience also includes work in private legal practice, governmental service at the Office of the Attorney General, and advisor to a Legislative / Judicial commission for the Commonwealth. Susan is a 1989 graduate of James Madison University, earning a B.S. in both Political Science and Public Administration. She graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law, where she was a Teaching Assistant for Wade Berryhill, Property Professor. Susan is originally from Waynesboro, VA, but currently lives in Richmond with her husband and three children.

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