Suzette Allaire is the Chief Innovation Officer at Ballard Spahr. Previously, she was the Chief Operations Officer and CIO at Lindquist & Vennum LLP, a 150 attorney law firm based in Minneapolis with offices in Denver and Sioux Falls. She is responsible for Finance, Operations, Information Technology, Risk Management and Litigation Support. Suzette has lead and implemented technologies resulting in innovative operational improvements and savings, including converting Lindquist to paperless in 2013.
Suzette has held positions as Vice President of Technology and Administration at Fidelity Solutions, Director of Finance and Process Improvement at a leading national consulting firm, Audit and Technology Manager at Ernst & Young. She earned her MBA with Honors from University of Notre Dame and Bachelor of Arts with Honors from the University of Michigan.