About Edge

Edge’s award-winning content is curated for working professionals and learners by our dedicated editorial staff. Our staff works in collaboration with leading university faculty-practitioners who – in addition to developing curriculum and instructing our more than 80,000 current students and over 100,000 alumni – are often active leaders in their industries.

Leischen Kranick
Leischen Kranick : Director, Content Strategy & Operations

Leischen Kranick is the Director of Content Strategy & Operations for the University. She has more than 15 years of experience working in media including writing, editing, publishing, and promoting articles, podcasts and videos. Leischen has an M.A. in Management from American Military University and a B.A. in Business Administration from Franklin & Marshall College. She won the 2019 “Best Use of eBooks” award from Content Marketing Institute and received the 2017 Award of Excellence from APUS.

susan hoffman - managing editor
Susan Hoffman: Managing Editor

Susan Hoffman  is a Quality Assurance Editor and an Edge Managing Editor, whose articles on business, education, and cybersecurity have appeared in multiple print and online publications. Susan is an award-winning blogger with expertise in social media, SEO, and content analytics, and she is also a book reviewer for Military History magazine. Susan has a B.A. cum laude in English from James Madison University and an undergraduate certificate in electronic commerce from American Public University.