Susan Vitale

Key Facts

Party Independent
Status Incumbent

Background

Susan Vitale earned her B.S. in accounting from Rochester Institute of Technology and then earned an M.B.A. in management from Touro University International [4]. Vitale served as an Intelligence Officer and was in the United States Navy for 26 years, having served as Captain [1]. She has worked at Microsoft as a delivery management manager and is currently a managing director [4]. Vitale was awarded with the Defense Superior Service and Global War on Terrorism medals [2].

Key Issues

Budget

Vitale has moved to increase the property tax abatement cap for senior citizens in order to give them more financial security. She supports a property tax credit and reducing assessments on public property. 

Broadband

Vitale wants to improve broadband access and has worked to invest $25 million to build a new Southside-serving internet ring.

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 City of Chesapeake, Virginia 
2 Susan Vitale for Chesapeake City Council 
3 Ballotpedia 
4 LinkedIn