Susannah was born in Nashville, TN, but grew up in Marin for most of her life. She tested out of high school at age 15 and decided to attend a vocational school to study aircraft maintenance. Susannah worked for a medivac company doing heavy maintenance on helicopters and airplanes for two years. After an unfortunate motorcycle accident left her unable to perform maintenance, she decided to attend college.
Susannah attended College of Marin before transferring to Mills College in Oakland, CA where she earned her BA in Mathematics. While working towards her degree, Susannah worked as an aircraft records analyst at Gnoss Field in Novato, and as a groundsman and ground crew manager for a tree service company that is owned and operated by her husband. Some of Susannah’s hobbies and passions include hiking and running with her two huskies, gardening, cooking, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.