Suzanne Muchin Suzanne lives, eats, and breathes the challenge of forging new markets for big ideas.

What keeps her up at night? Figuring out the path from here to there for ideas that matter. .

The rundown:

Before launching Mind + Matter Studio, Suzanne was a founding Partner and Lead Strategist of Frequency540, a strategic communications agency that acquired the company she founded, ROI Ventures (Return on Inspiration)— a strategy firm that packaged social impact for the marketplace.

With Rachel, launched and developed ROI Ventures’ incubator (Return on Inspiration Labs, LLC) and its media arm (ROI Distributed, LLC).
Was CEO of Civitas, a communication and marketing firm for the early childhood field that was founded by the former president of Harpo Entertainment.

Began her career at Teach For America, where she served for three years as the Vice President of National Programs after having been a TFA Charter Corps Member in the South Bronx.
Graduated from Tufts University.
Inducted into the Chicago Entrepreneur Hall of Fame in 2012.
Frequent public speaker and guest lecturer at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.

Good citizen creds: Member of the Wexner Heritage Foundation, member of the Board of Advisors and Board of Directors of the Chicago Children’s Museum. Run 10 Chicago marathons to fundraise for the American Liver Foundation, American Cancer Association, and Jewish United Fund. Serves as a mentor to Impact Engine and Techstars teams.