Suzanne Mayo Frindt
Suzanne is a co-founder and Principal of 2130 Partners. She is a recognized speaker on the topics of Accelerate Your Leadership™ and Productive Interactions™, addressing various organizations around the world. As a Professional Member of the National Speakers Association she is also known as a popular speaker on women-in-business issues. She has addressed women in such diverse environments as indigenous women leaders in Peru, college students in China, and women entrepreneurs in the Middle East. The U.S. State Department tapped Suzanne to address the 2006 Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Businesswomen’s Summit in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. In March 2007, she was named one of “20 Top Women to Watch” by Churm Media, and was featured in the March 15 cover story in OC Metro Magazine. In 2009 she was asked to co-create and teach curriculum for “The World Academy for the Future of Women” at the SIAS International University in China.
Suzanne serves as a Group Chair for Vistage International, a professional organization dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and enhancing the lives of chief executives. Vistage and its affiliates have more than 15,000+ members in 15 countries, making it the world’s leading CEO membership organization. Each month she facilitates groups that include company presidents, entrepreneurs and key executives.
Suzanne and her husband, Dwight, have been investors and activists for The Hunger Project for over 20 years. They travel extensively throughout Africa, India, Bangladesh and Latin America to assist the organization in mobilizing local people to create lasting society-wide progress in health, education, nutrition, family incomes and the empowerment of women.
As a board member, Suzanne regularly contributes entrepreneurial creativity and management experience to both profit and not-for-profit companies and organizations including Abriza and Managease. Suzanne has an MBA from the University of California, Irvine, and has a deep personal commitment to ongoing growth development in a broad range of disciplines including being ordained as an interfaith minister in 2005.