Southwestern University Trustee
Mrs. Suzanne Blake
Suzanne Blake is the president and co-founder of Blake|Cooper Financial Strategies, a financial-services firm associated with Raymond James that, in addition to providing traditional financial and investment planning, specializes in supporting individuals and couples in collaborative divorce proceedings. She has served on numerous boards, including Covenant Hospital System, Lubbock Power & Light, and the United Way of Lubbock. She is a past president of the Collaborative Law Section of the Lubbock Bar Association, the West Texas Women’s CPAs, and the South Plains Advocates for Elders. She is the past chairman of the Lubbock Methodist Hospital System board. She is currently serving as the past-president of Collaborative Divorce Texas and serves as a trustee on the CH Foundation. The Lubbock YWCA awarded her the Woman of Excellence Award, and she also has been honored by Forbes as one of America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors.
Suzanne received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Texas Tech University in 1986. She is a licensed certified public accountant with designations of Certified Retirement Planning Counselor and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst.