Suzanne Dickerson is the Director of the new statewide SC Logistics Industry Initiative at the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness. Suzanne joined the Council after serving for eight years as the Director for International Business Development and Marketing at Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research. Suzanne’s experience includes 20 years in the automotive industry: 12 years within BMW working in the fields of corporate sustainability, innovation management and long-term strategic and structural planning.

She began her career with BMW in Munich Germany at corporate headquarters upon completion of the Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program. Suzanne speaks fluent German and is also a Fellow of the BMW Foundation Young Leaders Forum. Suzanne serves as on the Board of the multi-state Southern Automotive Women’s Forum and is a Board Member of the South Carolina Automotive Council. Locally, Suzanne is a member of the Greenville Professional Women’s Forum and a Fellow of the Riley Institute Diversity Leadership Program. In 2015, Suzanne was awarded the Clemson Women in Leadership Award.