Janet Suzuki retired from Parsons as a business manager in 2016 with over 40 years of experience in design and construction management with an Architectural license and Project Manager Professional certification. She studied architecture at USC where she earned her Bachelor of Architecture and later returned to earn her MBA at its Marshall School of Business. Her business experience includes working as Executive Vice President for a design/build firm in Gardena, CA. She currently is a professional volunteer serving her church council at Salem Lutheran Church in Glendale, providing daycare two days a week for a three-year old grandson, and board chair/CEO for her mother’s educational foundation located in Downey, CA. Her mother Dr. Mary Stauffer is 101-years old and a current resident of Solheim. Janet and her family live in the Mt. Washington area of Los Angeles.