Suzanne grew up on the San Francisco Peninsula and graduated with a BA from Duke University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. After working and living in Europe, she returned to the Peninsula to earn an MBA from Stanford University. Suzanne has worked for various firms over her career including Citicorp, McKinsey & Co. and Oak Hill Capital Partners. More recently, she has joined the Boards of Directors of a number of organizations that are dedicated to improving children’s health and education. She has also served on Boards for her Alma Maters, as she did for Duke University's Trinity College of Arts and Sciences (Duke's Undergraduate College). While her children are sleeping, Suzanne serves as a Counselor for the Crisis Text Line. She lives in her home town with her husband and children.