About Our Team: Susan Mills

Staff - Susan Mills


Susan Mills is a Partner at Polachi, the leading provider of Access Executive Search™ services to technology, clean tech, venture capital and private equity clients. Having served as a financial executive in the high-technology industry since 1980, Ms. Mills brings a wealth of experience in operational, organizational and financial operations to the Polachi team.

Prior to co-founding Polachi in 2002, with partners Charley and Peter Polachi, Susan held the position of area finance director for the eastern half of North America at Heidrick & Struggles.

Before her tenure at Heidrick & Struggles, she served as the Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer at Fenwick Partners where she was a key member of the management team that made the company an attractive acquisition target for Heidrick & Struggles. Earlier in her career, Susan held corporate finance positions at Data General Corporation, Honeywell Information Systems and EF Holdings.

She holds both a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Finance and Quantitative Methods and a Masters in Business Administration from Babson College.

Our Team

Charley Polachi | Partner


Peter Polachi | Partner


Susan Mills | Partner


Karen Burke D'Agostino | Partner


Hale Cochran | Senior Advisor


Lauren Pelletier | Research Coordinator