Susan Preston has been at the forefront of insurance program innovation since 1993 when she founded Professional Program Insurance Brokerage (PPIB). Prior to that Susan was Vice President at A. Mason Blodgett & Associates in San Francisco, working there from 1979-1993. In addition to being President of PPIB in Novato, CA, Susan is the co-founder of a non-profit association setting standards for the permanent makeup industry, Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals (SPCP). With this industry involvement, Susan and PPIB have been a leader in insurance programs for emerging markets. She has worked with states and other governing bodies to develop industry regulations and served as an advisor to the National Environmental Health Association. PPIB has been providing insurance to specialty markets for over 20 years. Susan develops applications, forms, underwriting guidelines and policies for all of the industries PPIB insures. This has catapulted PPIB to the vanguard of insurance program development throughout the US.
Due to the national reputation of PPIB, in 2016 Insurance Business America Magazine named Susan one of the 144 Elite Women in Insurance.
Susan is a well renowned speaker and writer contributing ideas and solutions to many of the issues surrounding the insurance, beauty, medispa, and tattoo markets.