Suzanne spearheads NFP’s corporate compliance initiatives, emphasizing the company’s commitment to legal and regulatory compliance, integrity and business ethics. Her primary areas of focus are legal and regulatory compliance, corporate governance, corporate ethics, legislative affairs, interactions with government agencies and corporate compliance communications. Suzanne has 17+ years of insurance industry experience and joined NFP in 2007 as Vice President, Legal and Compliance, to lead the benefits compliance department and create a centralized insurance licensing department. Prior to joining NFP, Suzanne worked as an insurance regulatory attorney for Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and was awarded the Rising Star Designation by the Super Lawyers edition of Texas Monthly magazine. She serves on the Legal Counsel Working Group of the Council for Insurance Agents & Brokers and the Women in Leadership Council. Suzanne earned her bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Texas and graduated cum laude from the Southern Methodist School of Law.