Suzanne Pickett

Historic Eastside Community Development Corporation

Suzanne, a native of Jacksonville, is co-founder and Executive Director of Historic Eastside Community Development Corporation, and the Director of Housing, Wealth Building and Community Development for the Jacksonville Urban League. Suzanne is certified in housing counseling from the Department of Housing and Urban Development(HUD) and Community Real Estate Development from the University of South Florida. She has over 20 years of experience in arts and community development. Her time and talents are focused on providing opportunities for creatives and building and rebuilding underserved communities through arts and culture. She is devoted to advocating for fairness and equality in enterprise opportunities that are essential for development and sustainability of enhanced quality of life in our communities.