Suzanne was born and raised in Boston. She received her BA from Wheaton College, Norton, MA. and worked as a Regional Marketing Director for Prudential Securities in New York City and Boston before moving to São Paulo, Brazil with her husband. During her 12 years in Brazil, in addition to raising her family, she did volunteer work at the Escola Americana. Suzanne returned to Boston and has worked in several leadership and development, volunteer positions at Buckingham, Browne and Nichols School, Wheaton College, Boston College and Yale University. Suzanne is fluent in Portuguese and has a working knowledge of French.