Susan Burns is the editor in chief of Sarasota Magazine, recognized nationally and in Florida for its editorial and design excellence. A journalist in Sarasota and Manatee counties for 36 years, Susan has been covering the people, issues, trends, events and places that define the region. She was also the founding editor of (941)CEO, a bi-county business magazine and the enewsletter Biz Daily. In addition to Sarasota Magazine, the top-awarded magazine in the state in 2019 and 2020, she is leading Sarasota Magazine through a major expansion into the digital world. She started her career as a daily newspaper reporter at the Bradenton Herald.

Movers & Shakers

People to Watch 2015

Biz(941)'s People to Watch lists the newest up-and-comers and movers-and-shakers in Sarasota-Manatee.

10/30/2015 By Susan Burns Photography by Barbara Banks

The Givers

Greater Good Awards 2015

Sarasota is a remarkably giving region. See who's making waves in philanthropy with Biz(941)'s inaugural Greater Good Awards.

09/04/2015 By Susan Burns

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Biz(941) June-July 2015: The Women's Issue

The Women's Issue

06/17/2015 By Susan Burns

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From the Editor: Welcome to Our Women's Issue

Biz941 Magazine's Women's Issue

06/15/2015 By Susan Burns

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Biz(941) April May 2015

Biz941 magazine April May 2015

04/06/2015 By Susan Burns

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Five Questions: Peter Diamandis

Peter Diamandis fills us in on entrepreneurship.

02/03/2015 By Susan Burns

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The List: Falling Short

Average annual wages in Sarasota and U.S., 2013.

02/02/2015 By Susan Burns

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Entrepreneur Flori Roberts on Her Long Career in the Cosmetics Industry

Beauty industry pioneer Flori Roberts on what she's learned from her long career in the cosmetics industry.

01/15/2015 By Susan Burns

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Biz941 January 2015

Biz941 January 2015: The Unity Awards

01/08/2015 By Susan Burns

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HR Corner: Don't Leave Me!

Listening is the first step toward reducing employee turnover.

12/31/2014 By Susan Burns

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Biz941 November-December 2014

Biz941 November-December 2014

11/05/2014 By Susan Burns

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The Florida House Reopens Its Doors

This year, the Florida House--the first green demonstration house in the country--will reopen its doors to the public.

09/24/2014 By Susan Burns

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From the Editor: Bright Lights, Big Business

Biz(941) editor Susan Burns previews the September/October issue.

08/28/2014 Photography by Lori Sax By Susan Burns

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Women and the Workplace

05/01/2013 By Susan Burns

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From the Editor

05/01/2013 By Susan Burns

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What I've Learned

05/01/2013 By Susan Burns

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Tracking Joe Farrell

03/01/2013 By Susan Burns