Suzanne’s career focused on Environmental science and Ecology. She obtained a BA degree in Biology and an MA in Botany from the University of South Florida. Suzanne served as Botanist for the Biological Impact Study of the Cross Florida Barge Canal and the Florida Natural Areas Inventory, and as an Environmental Specialist with the Florida Game and Freshwater Fish Commission. After returning to Tampa, she completed 29 years as a Principal Planner (AICP) with the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council, focused on land use and the Tampa Bay estuary. Her skills in writing, editing, problem analysis and collaboration are integral to Bay Capital.