Sue Johnson joined Donaldson Brown 30 years ago and immediately fell in love with the charm, beauty, and elegant setting it affords its guests. Since then, Sue has remained committed to serving the center’s visitors and been a passionate advocate for preserving and maintaining the estate.
Sue began work at Donaldson Brown as a housekeeper but has assumed many additional responsibilities over the years. In her current role as manager, she oversees daily operations and ensures that guests have an outstanding and memorable experience. But Sue doesn’t stop there — she’s ready to lend a helping hand wherever and whenever it’s needed. From meticulously dusting bookshelves to helping bake the center’s infamous pumpkin rolls, Sue is a hands-on person. Whether serving conference, retreat, wedding, or event guests, she takes personal and professional pride in exceeding expectations. Throughout her three decades at Donaldson Brown, Sue has helped meet the needs of countless families, churches, government agencies, and nonprofits.
Sue and her husband are lifelong residents of Cecil County and engaged in many community efforts that support others. Sue also is the mother of two adult children and has four grandchildren.