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 as a Trustee for The CH Foundation. Suzanne previously served as the President of Collaborative Divorce Texas.