Suzanne graduated from University of Delaware in 1993 with a BS in Animal Science. After completion, she obtained a Masters of Science in Physiology at The Ohio State University and there met her husband Marc. After a short career in Assisted Reproductive Technology, she turned her attention to motherhood and the direction of the private foundation founded by her father in 1997. Over the last 6 years she has served as President of the Pilgrim Foundation. Currently, the Pilgrim Foundation partners with over 50 organizations in Africa, Haiti, China and the US supporting the most marginalized people groups with education, health and economic empowerment.
Suzanne is one of the founders of the Bridge Scholarship Program in Port au Prince Haiti which provides college education to 20 Haitian students. She also serves on the board of The Gathering, a faith-based family philanthropy nonprofit. Recently the Pilgrim Foundation has begun to steer their endowment toward social impact investments with a strong desire to eliminate poverty through job creation. Suzanne and her husband Marc have 4 kids and lots of pets and reside in West Chester, PA.