Teele has more than 20 years of experience in business strategy, product
management, marketing, and business development. She is currently the chief marketing officer of Fi360. She is also the founder and former managing partner of Aceda, a management consulting firm that provides companies across
the United States with interim executives and consulting services for sales,
marketing, and business development.
Prior to forming Aceda, Teele was an
executive at several software companies. She was COO at SnapRetail,
a Pittsburgh-based start-up that provides digital marketing solutions for small
retailers. She served as president and COO of Matrix
Solutions, a Pittsburgh-based company that is the leading provider of sales
analytics software for media companies. Teele was also senior
vice president of Marketing at ServiceWare, Inc. (now Consona), which provides
knowledge bases and software for customer support organizations. In addition, during her eight years at Legent Corporation (now CA Technologies), Teele held a
variety of executive roles, including vice president of human resources and general manager of a $220-million software division.
Teele has been recognized as an
IUP Distinguished Alumni and has been inducted into the Eberly College Hall of
Fame. She is former president of the Alumni Association and was the 2013 spring
Commencement speaker. Other accolades
include selection as one of five finalists for the Greater Pittsburgh Athena
Award and recognition as a Pittsburgh Technology leader. A native of the
greater Pittsburgh area, Suzy also volunteers her time to teaching and
mentoring entrepreneurs in the Pittsburgh region and serving on the board of
PowerLink, which provides advisory services to women-owned businesses.
Teele graduated with a business degree from IUP in 1982, majoring in management information