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Suzanne BennettSuzanne Bennett

Senior Director, Stanford Conferences
(650) 725-2518
Certified Meeting Professional (CMP)

As Senior Director of Stanford Conferences, Suzanne contributes over 25 years of collegiate conference experience here at Stanford University, and her career represents a commitment to the fields of hospitality and education.

Prior to her current position, Suzanne served as Assistant Director for Conference Business Operations since May 2008. During her 25 years of employment at Stanford, Suzanne has performed in a variety of other hospitality-related capacities, including the role of Manager for Housing Building Standards and Design Projects in Student Housing’s Design and Capital Projects group and as Conference Coordinator for Stanford Conferences.

Leveraging upon the wealth of knowledge gained from serving in several of the divisions within Residential & Dining Enterprises, Suzanne brings a unique perspective, insight, and strong leadership to her conferencing colleagues. In addition, she maintains a keen interest in contributing to the wellbeing and success of the campus community, especially in the area of enhancing relationships with our valued service partners.  

An accomplished professional within the industry, Suzanne qualified as a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) in 2010, and she consistently receives high praise for the several conferences and events she manages throughout the year.  Suzanne earned a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies and Anthropology from UC Santa Barbara. In addition, she is an active member in the Association of Collegiate Conference and Event Directors – International (ACCED-I) and Meeting Professionals International (MPI).