Suzanne Kelso

Finance Team Chair

Suzanne Kelso

Suzanne is one of 6 children (all girls!), and was raised in Tacoma Washington.  She is a graduate of the University of Washington with degrees in Accounting and Chinese Language and Literature.  Suzanne discovered her passion for small business while working for 6 years as a CPA at Moss Adams in Portland. Since moving to Bend in 1996, Suzanne’s career has focused on helping small business owners actualize their vision and she is currently the Chief Operating Officer at Specialty Cigars International.  Suzanne has been active volunteering with a number of organizations, including serving as a facilitator with Opportunity Knocks and is a Past President of Bend Golf and Country Club.  Suzanne loves being outdoors, and splits her leisure time between golfing and hiking.

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