Suze served over 29 years in the United States Army as an intelligence officer. She is a combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan as well as multiple deployments around the world. After retiring in 2015, Suze broke from the traditional retirement to contractor route and took a lifelong hobby of diving, and decided to become an instructor. She is an active NAUI, PADI, and HSA instructor in the Tampa Bay area and can often be seen working as a Divemaster in Clearwater. She is also a family law mediator and working on a Ph.D. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution.