Susan Thayer Fye has been appointed as part-time executive director of Main Street of Hope. That announcement was made by the organization’s board of directors.

Susan Thayer Fye

Susan Thayer Fye

Fye is a Bartholomew County native and has been self-employed for 35 years, working in real estate. She previously worked as an accountant for Bartholomew County Hospital, now Columbus Regional Health. Fye also taught classes at Ivy Tech as an accounting and computer science instructor.

Within the past three years, Fye served on the Columbus city Board of Public Works, Columbus Redevelopment Commission, and also was President of Columbus Downtown, Inc. prior to it’s dissolution in 2013. She currently serves on the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Merit Board.

Fye is a 1971 graduate of Hauser Junior/Senior High School and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minor in computer science from Indiana University. She also received a master’s degree in business administration from Indiana University.

Fye says that she is grateful for the appointment, saying “I am delighted to be in a position to use the skills and knowledge I have to make my home town an amazing place to live, work, and visit.”