Suzanne grew up in the midwest. With a love for art, she moved to Los Angeles to attend college at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. Receiving an Associate's Degree in Fashion Design, Suzanne then moved to Chicago to continue her studies at Columbia College. While at Columbia she studied special effects and theatrical makeup and earned her B.A. in 1992.
After Columbia, she enrolled in hair school and earned her License in Cosmetology in Illinois. She went on to receive training at a prestigious salon downtown Chicago, cutting hair along side some of the cities most talented hairstylists.
Suzanne began her freelance career in 1995 and in 1998 became a member of Chicago's Local 476 Motion Picture Studio Mechanics union.
With 20 plus years of hair and make-up experience and a profound love for the business, Suzanne has thrived in a competitive industry. She has been booked extensively on commercials, print work, music videos, political spots, corporate videos and fashion shows. She has worked with A-List directors including Tony Kaye, Paul Dektor, Kevin Smith, Helen Hunt, Jayne Lynch, Danny Duchovny, Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim. Suzanne has also worked for many prolific photographers including Paul Elledge and Walter Looss . Suzanne's print work has appeared in Vanity Fair, In Style Magazine, Real Simple, Home and Garden, People Magazine and Chicago Magazine. In addition to television and photography Suzanne has worked on motion pictures including Universal Pictures "The Break Up" as well as "Express". Suzanne has applied her craft on many celebrity talent including Hillary Clinton, Justin Timberlake, Nathan Lane, Danica Patrick, Peyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers, senators, governors and numerous professional athletes from the NBA, NFL, and the MLB.