Suzi Vinci is a Northern California native. She was born at Mather Air Force Base, located in Rancho Cordova. She comes from a strong military family background with a total of five generations serving in the United States Military spanning conflicts beginning with World War I. She served over fourteen years in the U.S. Navy between active duty and reserve. She was attached to the Commander and Chief of the Pacific Fleet Detachment 520, Naval Reserve Recruiting Command Det 1 and Special Boat Unit Det 122, serving in an administrative role as a Yeoman. During her time in the Navy/Naval Reserve, she was fortunate to be part of some incredible units that afforded her opportunities to see places in the world she would not see otherwise.
Suzi began her journey in veteran services in early 2007 as a State Service Officer for AMVETS. She is a lifetime member of both AMVETS and VFW. In 2013 she transferred to Sacramento County Veteran Services and in December 2014 became a Placer County Veteran Services team member.
She has an extensive background working with the female veterans in her community and surrounding areas. She has recently been appointed as a member of the Women’s Health Steering Committee with the VA Northern California Health Care System. In March 2018, Suzi was appointed Veterans Services Officer with Placer County assisting veterans and their families in obtaining benefits through the Veterans Benefits Administration and the California Department of Veterans Affairs.
She and her husband Tom, own a local sound, stage, and lighting business. Her husband is the Front of House sound engineer for Pablo Cruise, and the drummer for Superlicious, a local 1980’s cover band. Outside of her regular job, Suzi’s life is centered on family, music, and travel.