Partner, Head of LP Relations, Washington DC
Suzanne joined NEA in 1995 and is Partner, Head of LP Relations. In this role, she has led the fundraising for over $24 billion across NEA’s early-stage venture capital and venture growth equity platforms. Suzanne started her career at NEA on the information technology investing team and worked with many portfolio companies. Prior to NEA, Suzanne led the financial team at XcelleNet Inc., a venture-backed developer of system management software for remote access. Suzanne helped guide the company from start-up (as the 6th employee) to successful IPO. She also worked as a CPA for Arthur Andersen & Co., specializing in emerging information technology companies. Suzanne earned a BS in business administration/accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and a Kauffman Fellowship in Venture Capital.
1982–1986 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
1994–1995 Northwestern, MBA
NEA - Tech Partner
1995–2005 NEA - Tech Investing Partner
NEA - LP Relations/Marketing
2005–present NEA - LP Relations/Fund Raising/Marketing