Executive Committee Member
Suzanne is a member of American Triple I Partners’ Executive Committee and is Chairwoman, CEO, and a Co-Founder of Siebert Williams Shank & Co. During her tenure as CEO, the firm has grown from a start-up investment banking firm in 1996 to one which has participated in over $2 trillion in municipal bond, corporate bond, and equity transactions. A 30-year veteran of the financial services industry, where she positioned the firm to hold the distinction of being the top-ranked minority- and woman-owned municipal bond underwriter for 18 consecutive years, the first MWBE firm to rank in the top 10 among all firms as lead manager and first to lead a deal over $1 billion in principal amount.
Suzanne is active in various industry and civic organizations and serves on several boards. She serves as a Director of Pensare Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:WRLSU), CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE: CMS), and Consumers Energy Company. She is on the boards of the Skillman Foundation, the Bipartisan Policy Center Executive Council on Infrastructure, the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Detroit Regional Chamber, and Global Citizen. Suzanne is also a member of the Wharton School’s Graduate Executive Board and Spelman College’s Board of Trustees and is a member of the International Women’s Forum. She serves on the SEC’s Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee.
Suzanne is a graduate of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania with a Master of Business Administration in Finance and the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. She currently holds the Series 7, 24, 52, 53, 63, and 50, licenses.