Susan Stockton obtained her B.A. from Western Kentucky University, magna cum laude, and juris doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law, summa cum laude, and served on the editorial board of the Kentucky Law Journal. She spent four years at Taft Law in Cincinnati, Ohio before joining the General Electric Company, where she lived and worked in Cincinnati, Ohio; Geneva, Switzerland; and in Kobe, Japan.

Susan and her family settled in Los Angeles in 2009 when she left the practice of law and began focusing on board and philanthropic work, especially focusing on organizations supporting women and families. Susan has volunteered with Kappa Delta Sorority, Inc., for over 30 years and currently serves as the Board Chair and National President. She is a member of the boards of Prevent Child Abuse America and Kappa Delta Foundation. She has previously served as an ex officio board member of Wildwood School, and as a member of the parent organizations of Harvard-Westlake School and Le Lycée de Los Angeles. Her family supports National Charity League and The Alliance for Children’s Rights, Los Angeles, where her husband, Chris Walther, serves on the board and is a past chair.