Dr. Marsha Firestone and Susan Johnson

Founder, WPO; Director of Communications, WPO

Dr. Marsha Firestone is a recognized expert in entrepreneurship and the founder and president of the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), which began in 1997 as a peer advisory organization for women who own and lead multimillion dollar businesses. She is also the founder and president of the Women Presidents’ Educational Organization, dedicated to increasing access to business opportunities for women’s business enterprises (WBEs)

Susan Johnson is Director of Communications for the Women Presidents’ Organization. Prior to this, she was a freelance writer and seasoned public relations agency professional. Susan’s strong background managing business-to-consumer and business-to-business communications facilitates the building of brand reputation and value while supporting business objectives.


50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies

Publication Date: May 2016

Are you looking for ways to accelerate growth in your business? Tried and true methods demonstrated by other entrepreneurs who likewise wanted to scale their businesses – and succeeded?

Dr. Marsha Firestone and Susan Johnson reveal this and more in their book – filled with 15 remarkable scenarios of privately-held women-owned/led businesses, providing insights on key strategies that fueled their growth.

Set your business on the path to hyper-growth by learning how these key functions must adapt as the business grows:

  • branding
  • financing
  • human resources
  • innovation
  • sales

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