Suzanne Gates is a Sustainability Manager at Kyndryl. She is a environmental compliance and sustainability specialist with over 20 years’ experience in the biotechnology field with emphasis in ISO management systems. She has guided organizations through evolving food safety, environmental and occupational safety regulations. Her focused industry sectors have included hematology and chemistry laboratory devices, animal feed and human food enzymes and microbes. Within the animal feed and human food sectors, she has driven zero waste initiatives which diverted 20,000 tons of waste from landfills annually. Her work experience includes Triple Bottom Line and regulatory reporting, community outreach, risk assessments, continuous improvement, target setting and management review. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies and ISSP Sustainability Excellence Associate certificate.

She grew up in Omaha and lives in the Millard area with her husband Tony. They have two dogs, two turtles and so many fish. Suzanne is an avid gardener and loves to inspire and educate others through her pollinator garden. She is a travel junkie and happy to share her adventures through photography.