Susie Irvine | President & CEO
Susie oversees the foundation’s initiatives to help consumers understand responsible money management and wise credit use. AFSAEF’s primary initiative is MoneySKILL®, a free online comprehensive personal finance course that educates high school students on money management fundamentals. She travels nationwide providing teacher training to promote the use of the curriculum. Susie received the 2005 Jump$tart Coalition’s William E. Odom Visionary Leadership Award, which recognizes individuals who provide outstanding service in the personal finance education arena. She also coordinates the management development opportunities for the future leaders of AFSA member organizations at Mercer University Atlanta and the University of North Carolina.
Susie has been with the AFSA Education Foundation since 1995. Prior to joining AFSAEF, Irvine was director of the Consumer Credit Counseling Agency in Columbia, S.C. Susie holds a B.S. in Consumer and Family Economics from Kansas State University and additional hours of graduate credit from the University of South Carolina.
David Casserly | Director, MoneySKILL®
David Casserly has a number of years of experience in the financial services industry. That includes more than five years in corporate communications with the NASDAQ Stock Market, where he was a speech writer for the Chairman. Other work experience includes fundraising—working with United Way (both in Indianapolis and the national association) and other not-for-profit organizations.
Recently, he has worked with not-for-profit organizations in developing and promoting programs for financial literacy and is now the Director of MoneySKILL® for the AFSA Education Foundation. In this position, David writes a quarterly online newsletter, conducts teacher trainings to introduce teachers nationwide to MoneySKILL®, and promotes other foundation activities, including its management development courses. David has a B.A. degree from Indiana University with a double major in English and Psychology.