Suzanne was born and raised in Murfreesboro. She is a graduate of Riverdale High School. After receiving both her public relations and English degrees from Middle Tennessee State University, she moved to Nashville and worked in marketing and public relations for over 20 years. She moved back to Murfreesboro in 2012 and married, Brad O’Gwynn, her first boyfriend from fifth grade at Homer Pittard Campus School.
Suzanne holds a master’s degree in English education from the University of Georgia and a master’s degree from the University of Tennessee in social work. She previously worked at Nashville Business Journal, PENCIL Foundation, and Keller Graduate School of Management. Suzanne joined Maples Realty & Auction Co. in 2015 and works as the bookkeeper and auction coordinator.
Suzanne and Brad have two children, Braden and Emily (Bill) and one grandchild. They also have a yellow lab named Doug, and a cat named, Radley. Suzanne enjoys reading, music, traveling, genealogy, history, writing, and spending time with friends, family and pets.