Susan E. Knight

Susan E. Knight

Independent Trustee,
Mairs & Power Funds Trust

Joined the Board in 2018

Retired Chief Financial Officer, MTS Systems Corporation

Sue joined the Mairs & Power Funds Trust Board in 2018 and serves as Trustee and is a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee of the Board.

Sue's career spanned 38-years in accounting and finance at large and small cap companies, including 12-years of public company board experience. From 2001 until 2014, she served in a variety of senior leadership positions at MTS Systems Corporation ("MTS"), a leading global supplier of test systems and industrial position sensors. There, she was Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Head of Investor Relations for several years. Earlier in her career, for nearly 25 years, Sue held a variety of executive and management positions with Honeywell International, last serving as the Chief Financial Officer for the Home & Building Control Global Business Unit.

Sue currently serves as Board Chair of Surmodics Inc., a public company. She brings significant audit, financial reporting, corporate finance and risk management experience to the Board. 

Sue is a graduate of Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska.