MaC Venture Capital
Suzy is Venture Partner at Cross Culture Ventures, an early-stage venture fund. In addition to finding and evaluating new investment opportunities, she creates opportunities for founders within the fund?s portfolio, which includes Skurt, Gimlet Media, Mayvenn, Thrive Market, Lendstreet, mSurvey, Sidestep and Wonderschool.
In addition to CCV, Suzy manages the angel investment portfolio of Atom Factory, which has invested in iconic companies such as Uber, Lyft, Dropbox, Warby Parker, and Spotify?as well as fast-growing startups like ATTN, Beautycon, theSkimm, WeTransfer, and TextNow.
In a prior life, Suzy led innovations and emerging platforms for Fortune 100 brands like Warner Bros. Pictures at global media agency OMD. As Head of Venture Capital at OMD, she led the company's early-stage startup/venture initiatives for collaboration, cross-education, and introduction of early monetization strategies or first-to-market partnerships with brands.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Suzy attended the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in strategic and financial management. During her time at USC, through the business school and its case analysis/consulting team, she traveled to New Zealand, Thailand, Vietnam, Mexico, Hong Kong, and Singapore to represent the university competitively.
Passionate about community, diversity, and mentorship, Suzy is an advisor or board member to organizations such as the USC Marshall Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, the UCLA Riordan Programs, and a nonprofit called Urban TXT (Teens Exploring Technology), which encourages young men of color in South Los Angeles to become catalysts of change in urban communities via technology and entrepreneurship.
As a member of Class 22, Suzy served her fellowship at Cross Culture Ventures under the mentorship of General Partners Marlon Nichols (Class 18) and Troy Carter.