Speaker Bio

Sue Prochazka

Susuan (Sue) Prochazka
SMART Network Consultant


Sue joined Rice in 2016 where she is their Director of BenefitsIn this role she directs all aspects of the University’s benefits program, including strategy, administration, design and delivery of Health and Welfare and Retirement programsShe is dedicated to supporting the goals and visions of the university through providing well-suited, thoughtful benefits programs to its very diverse employee populationPrior to her work in benefits, Sue was a Human Resources Generalist in the retail and call center environments for 13 years.  

She made her transition to benefits in 2000 when she joined Mercer to provide benefits outsourcing and consulting to a group of jumbo and large K-12 school districts in Texas representing over 50,000 employeesShe has worked on the employer side of benefits since 2014, overseeing the establishment of the benefits department at NOV Spin-off company, DNOWSue holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources and Group Benefits Associate Certifications, and is a Member of the State Bar of TexasShe holds a B.S. in Psychology from Georgetown University, and a J.D. from South Texas College of Law.