Susan Iuliano grew up in Amarillo, Texas, received a B.A. from Yale in religious studies and political science, and a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law. She then clerked for a federal appeals court judge, joined a Boston law firm, and worked as an attorney for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She also taught as an adjunct faculty member at the New England School of Law.

Throughout the last two decades, Mrs. Iuliano has been actively involved in local government and community organizations in the Massachusetts town of Sudbury, where she and President-elect Bob Iuliano raised their two sons. She was elected to the town’s School Committee and Board of Selectman and served on numerous other committees. Her experience in municipal matters includes work supporting K-12 education, affordable housing, open space preservation, tax equity, capital projects, and transportation. Mrs. Iuliano has also served for 13 years as a Trustee for the Sudbury Foundation, a private charitable foundation that awards college scholarships and grants to nonprofits, especially those advancing youth development, sustainable agriculture, and the local food system.