Mrs. Susan Gaide was born and raised in Massapequa, Long Island, New York. Mrs. Gaide earned a Bachelor's degree in music merchandising from Hofstra University and an MBA from Adelphi University. She currently serves as president of ChromeOrange Music Media, a music and entertainment content development and marketing company. Mrs. Gaide joined the online adjunct faculty of Indiana Wesleyan University in 2001 following almost 20 years of ground-based teaching in New York. Her educational passion is bringing real-world cases to the classroom and using her own business experience to amplify student learning.  Mrs. Gaide is a gifted pianist, songwriter and record producer, and has been married to her business partner, Mark Gaide for 20 years. They currently reside and operate their company in Ronkonkoma, Long Island, New York.

Educational Background

  • B.S. in Music, Hofstra University
  • MBA, Adelphi University


Mrs. Gaide has published articles about marketing, competitive intelligence and online distance education in Pro AV and Distance Education Report.

Indiana Wesleyan University
4201 S. Washington St.
Marion, IN 46953