Mrs. Blake is the president and co-founder of Blake | Cooper Financial Strategies in Lubbock, Texas. Prior to founding Blake | Cooper Financial Strategies, Suzanne was a Senior Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch. Preceding her career in financial advising Suzanne was a Staff Auditor with Arthur Andersen in Dallas, Texas. Suzanne received her Bachelors degree in Accounting from Texas Tech University in 1986 and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and holds the Certified Retirement Planning Counselor, and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst designations. Suzanne currently serves on The Southwestern University Board of Trustees and the Collaborative Divorce Texas Board of Directors and has recently served on the Covenant Hospital Systems Board of Directors and the Lubbock Power and Light Board of Directors.