Suzanne built her practice and reputation in board search and advisory services following twenty years of executive experience with leading global companies. Prior to co-founding Marie Norman, Suzanne led Sinclair Board Advisors, a boutique firm offering board assessment and consultative services. Her expertise includes director recruitment, reconstituting legacy boards, assembling boards for corporate spinouts and IPO’s, and advising CEOs and their executives in their goal of board service.
Suzanne’s strength is combining her business acumen from decades of executive experience with the freedom to provide outcome-focused results governed only by her clients’ best interests. Suzanne’s thirty-year career spans several industries as a senior officer. Her versatility in her leadership have been rooted in her relationship and strategic skills which she employs today to service her clients.
Suzanne currently serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Dean’s Advisory Board at DePaul University’s College of Communications, is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and is a featured speaker at board and industry events. She earned a B.S. degree, magna cum laude, from Marquette University.