Susanne was born in Germany, where she earned a Masters Degree in Business at the University of Cologne. She worked several years internationally for German, American and Israeli companies. She met her husband, an aviation enthusiast and private pilot, in Germany and moved to Auburn, CA to start a family. In the U.S., she was part owner and business manager of a Part 135 Charter company, Part 145 Repair Station, and a Flight School. Susanne’s role at Mach 5 includes all the day-to-day operations and customer care, as well as educational programs, special events, administrative functions and really any project that brings people together to share their passion for aviation and inspire the next generation of aviators.