Even financial planners need financial planners: Susan Cornett is our controller, overseeing the firm's balance sheets, expenditures, and other financial matters for the group. She also pitches in at tax season, reviewing tax returns for our clients. As a Certified Public Accountant, Susan has more than two decades of tax experience and, like others at Verus, has spent time with the “Big 4” accounting firms.

Susan is a proud graduate of Virginia Tech, holding a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She is a volunteer with Junior Achievement, promoting business and entrepreneurial skills in children, and is a member of the choir at St. Ann Catholic Church. She and her husband, John, have two daughters.

Susan holds the following designations and memberships:

  • Member, Virginia Society of CPAs
  • Member, American Institute of CPAs
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)