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Last week, Susan Gregg Koger was honored at the White House as a “Champion of Change” for her work to strengthen the local economy and help create jobs. Susan was not able to attend the ceremony at the White House because of a prior commitment.
The White House Champions of Change initiative profiles Americans from all walks of life who are helping the country rise to the challenges of the 21st century. These Champions of Change are doing extraordinary things in their communities to innovate, educate and build a better America. For more, please visit http://www.whitehouse.gov/champions.
Koger hails from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is the Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder of ModCloth, an eRetailer selling independent designer fashion and decor. Susan started ModCloth when she was just 17, taking her love of thrifting and starting an online business. Today ModCloth has grown into a thriving business of close to 200 employees, and the company has quickly gained attention for its dedication to customer engagement on the site and for its rapid growth. Susan was recognized by Inc. Magazine as the #2 "Top Entrepreneur under 30” and named to BusinessWeek’s 2010 list of the “Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs.”