Susie Wyshak

Susie Wyshak

Food and beverages
San Francisco State University, University of California, Berkeley



Susie Wyshak was the food and beverage writer for The Balance Small Business in 2015, drawing on her experience as a food business strategist, author, and speaker, with a goal of helping food entrepreneurs. She's the author of the 2014 book "Good Food, Great Business: How to Take Your Artisan Food Idea from Concept to Marketplace" ​which explains the steps to starting a food business. Her experience also includes working as a farmers' market seller, promoting farmers and artisan food crafters, and volunteering to kick off the U.S. Fair Trade Cocoa program.


Wyshak has a bachelor's degree in humanities from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA in marketing from San Francisco State University.